This afternoon we can reveal that talks are underway that will see a brand new small sided football tournament for this autumn.
The Leisure Leagues powered ISF and the Federation of Moldova are exploring the potential of The Intercontinental Cup, which is slated to take place in Moldova and is likely to feature sixteen teams.The four day event in the autumn is being discussed as part of the celebrations of a brand new football stadium that is opening in the country.
It is imagined that if the event does take place, it will feature plenty of Leisure Leagues players from across the world.
The four day event in the autumn is part of the celebrations of a brand new football stadium that is opening in Moldova, and our teams are being invited as part of the celebrations of that.
An ISF Spokesman confirmed the plans today and added: “It is vital that despite the Covid-19 situation we plan for the future, and this is a wonderful opportunity for these sixteen teams to play in such a wonderful tournament, and one which is sure to have the whole country of Moldova watching.”
They explained the next steps for the tournament: “As soon as travel is easier, we will be sending a delegation to Moldova to meet with the people there to finalise the details, but everything is looking hopeful.”
Moldova have long been an experienced country in small sided football. They reached the Leisure Leagues powered World Cup semi-final last year in Crete, losing to Poland.
They took on host nation Greece in the 3rd place play-off (pictured above) losing by the odd goal in three in a packed stadium.
The license to operate the Moldovan National Team changed hands last year. The new man Igor Carasiov (left) and Eugeniu Ciobu are pictured above with Leisure Leagues’ Stephanie Bullock as the deal was signed in Crete at the Leisure Leagues powered World Cup.
More news on the Intercontinental Cup will be revealed as soon as the final details are agreed.
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