Saturday, 18 April 2020

Youth Champions League 2020

Youth Champions League (YCL) an the Youth Star League  (YSL) is the team event for players U-19, U-15 and U-12. Have you read the information on the FISTF Website? Have you considered participating with your club in this fantastic youth european development event? The Youth Star League is the consolidation event of teams eliminated in the group stage of the YCL. A real cool tournament.

Motivate your young players to meet other young players up to the age of 19. Age category  according to our FISTF youth regulations.

Your domestic national association is not FISTF member?
Send us an email application for possible participation.
Date: A new date will be announced, due to Covid-19 postponement of the event, due to be playin may 2020. 

FISTF Youth Logo
pre - presenation

2nd Edition in 2020

Host: ASD Bologna Tigers

Later in 2020

Link: Youth information

Did you know this?

In the Official Handbook 2019, under article §11.10 FISTF Youth Champions League, page 33 (*.pdf file) you can read all necessary informations to select your team! Download the official handbook in our datacentre section on the FISTF website.

(i) Youth teams can also be entered into the Youth Champions League if they consist of youth players of different clubs that do not have their own youth team, but belong to the same region (County-UK, Kanton-CH, Bundesland-AUT, etc) or nation, that may join together to form a new youth team in the interest of sports development.
Check (verify) in what 'administrative region' you live in your domestic country.

(p) Youth Star League  (YSL), will be played by the eliminated teams from the group stage.
A great sports opportunity for all youth players to win the YCL or the YSL.

Participate with your club or the regional team and get your honors.

Contact FISTF General Secretary.

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Friday, 10 April 2020

FISTF seeking for Authors reporting on sports table football

Dear Sportsfriends,

FISTF is planning to re-use the FISTF-blog for international reports on club championships, club knock-out cup, league cups and other club tournaments, interesting historic facts and  interviews, so that we get a wider spread presenting sports table football. If you wish to report as an author, post and upload on the FISTF blog, then please contact us through the FISTF website (Email). The President and the General Secretary are the contacts under Board of Directors.

Reporting about FISTF events.
Report, results of club events and 1-4 pictures would create interesting information and viewing for the readers.
Authors can apply and will be added after an interview to the blog.
Uploading will be speedy.
This will help your association and club to become more well known.

Blog regulations: Well, without them it want work properly. Font, size, design and structure for good reading, no bad language, no false information shall be posted. Short sentences will be translated easier. There is a seperate page (top bar) to view the blog regulations and we appriciate your kind understanding.

Report in your local and domestic language, so that you reach people in your region.
Greek, spanish, portuguese, afrikaans, german, romanian, hungarian, french, japanese, durch, danish, russian, italian, serbian, finnish, swedish, norwegian and many more can be used.
The google translater will do its job (as good as it gets).

Active advertisement will not be permitted, but sen inquiry to FISTF Board of Directors.
The FISTF admins will reserve the right, to correct and/or delete of non-confirmaty reports.

FISTF,  sports table football - at its best
The General Secretary

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Koutis wins the Major of Athens

Koutis (right) with Josef Camilleri from Malta
On June 21 and 22, the Athens Major took place in Ilioupoli sports hall. 97 different players took part in the individual categories. with the exception of three foreigners (Eddie Belloto, Josef and Mauro Camilleri) all the others are from Hellas.
In the open category (60), Giorgos Koutis was the winner. Nikos Beis reached the final. Kostas Seses and Spyros Hantzaras the semi-finalists
In the veterans (21) Periklis Dimopoulos was the winner, beating Lazaros Papakonstantinou in the final. Chris Aggelinas and Panagiotis Haratsis were the semi-finalists
we also had women category (6). Dionysia Koulosousa was the winner. Arkos Falelakis won both under 15 (9) and under 12 (6) categories. Both times he faced Vaggelis Kotrotsos in the final.
In the under 19 (6), Nikos haratsis was the winner.
Day 2 we had the team competition. 15 teams competed for the throphy. The home team of Roligans beat Falcons on goals in the final. Serenissima and Atlas reached the semi-finals.

(Report by Chris Aggelinas)

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Nicos Beis is the king in Athens

Sunday, June 15th, the individual categories of the Acropolis Grand Prix were played with three categories in the agenda.

In the under 19 section, 4 players competed for the trophy. Manos Kapsambelis was the winner, Giorgos Vlassopoulos was second, Vasilis Nitis third and Michalis Apostolidis fourth.

In the veterans 16 players were present. Lazaros Papakonstantinou beat in the final Giorgos Aggelinas. Sotiris Korologos and Marcos Kapsambelis were the semi-finalists.

In the open category (44 players) Nicos Beis was the winner, Spyros Hantzaras was the runner-up. Kostas Seses and Dimitris Kosmopoulos were the semi-finalists.

In the team event of the saturday, 13 teams competed for the trophy. The final was close and the Falcons beat Roligans in the sudden death thanks to a goal of Spyros Hantzaras. Athinaikos and Olympia, reached the semi-finals.

(Report with the help of Chris Aggelinas)

Monday, 16 June 2014

Chris Short wins the English GP

The Open final between Chris Short and Mark Gauci (referee Nathan Dupont)
The FISTF Grand Prix of England took part last week in Enderby with a large field of 63 players from 12 nations. It was great to see many close games even if in the end the two top seeds of the tournament reached the semi-finals. At this stage, Chris Short beat Chris Thomas on shots while Mark Gauci beat Nathan Dupont (4-3). In the final, Short scored the only goal of the game in the sudden death to win the title. Other winners in the categories were Elliott Bellefontaine (U19), Connor Bowden (U15), Mauro Manganello (Veterans), Margault Delval (Ladies) and Kye Arnold (U12).. In the team event, 14 teams took part. In the final, the Maltese team of Valletta beat the Belgians of AS Hennuyer (1-0) to catch the title.

Bob Green was the only representative from Australia. He managed to reach the quarter-finals of the veterans section. Well done Bob!

Monday, 9 June 2014

Flores and Reggio Emilia are the kings in Bologna

The FISTF Major of Bologna took place on May 31 and June 1 in a beautiful sports hall in the nice city from the North of Italy. There were many players from foreign countries taking part and some surprising results. The Open category had only one Italian in the quarter-finals and in the end, there was a Spanish winner as Carlos Flores beat Giorgos Koutis (Greece) in the final while Samuel Bartolo (Malta) and Maikel de Haas (the Netherlands) lost in the semis.

The team event was an italian affair with four intalian clubs in the semis and the title for Reggio Emilia after beating Pisa in the final.

Paola Forlani beat Switzerland's Trisha Baumeler in the ladies section. Leonardo Giudica was the best U12. Fabio Bianco from Germany was the surprising U15 winner. David Gonzalez from Spain defeated Antonio Peluso in the U19 final.

The veterans section was also dominated by Italians. Gianfranco Calonico beat Francesco Mattiangeli in the final!

Congratulations to all the winners.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Eugene Plytas wins in Athens

42 players and 9 teams attended the FISTF Satellite of Athens held last week-end. In the Open section, Eugene Plytas (Atlas) took the honors after beating Panagiotis Vasilopoulos in the final. Spyrons Patrinos and Andrianos Dervis made it to the semis. Markos Fanellakis (Glyfada United) won the U19 tournament while Marcos Kapsabelis beat Dimitris Stamatopoulos in the final of the veterans (2-1). The team event saw a very tight final and Atlas TFC B beat Olympia B on goal-difference.