Marist Football Club
Marist Defender, Kurukuru star James Egeta is part of the Queensland based Galaxy Futsal Club heading to Japan yesterday to compete in the ‘Kobe Invitational Futsal Festa”
Kobe Invitational Futsal Festa is an international Futsal tournament held annually in Japan with best selected teams across Asia, Europe and South America participating.
Speaking to Marist Media today, Egeta is excited ahead of the opening match tonight. “We are in group B and will play against Universitario de portes of Peru and host Deuca Kobe tomorrow”. “On Sunday depending on our final position in the group stage, we may play the grand final, ¾ place or 5/6 place.” He said.
There are total of six teams participating, three of them are national teams, Turkmenistan National team, Japan national team and Croatia U23 national team all in group A. Galaxy FC is in pool B with Universitario of Peru and Host Deucao Kobe.
6 Participating teams
1. Turkmenistan National team
2. Japan national team
3. Croatia U23 national team
1. Galaxy FC (Australia)
2. Universitario (Peru)
3. Deucao Kobe (Host, Japan)
It is a four days tourney (June 1-4) as opening matches kicking off tonight. Final match day is set for Sunday 4th. Team Galaxy FC will return home on Monday 5th June.