FCBEscola Moscow’s Under-8 and 9 teams produced fantastic performances to come second and third in the Moscow Football Festival which took place last weekend in the Russian capital. The tournament is organised by the Russian Football Federation and was a complete success for the FCBEscola’s Moscow school which has only been open for nine months.
The Under-9s came second in their group and were the top scorers by quite a margin. They won 3-0 in the semi-finals and they were unable to beat the favourites Meteor in the final. The Under-8s finished in third place in the mini-league with five other teams with a record of three wins, a draw and a defeat in some very close matches.
Jordi Gratacós, the Director of the Local Project of the FCBEscola Moscow, was very happy: “In only nine months we have become competitive and are progressing rapidly. A large number of the players who took part in the tournament had travelled to Barcelona for the International Tournament and this helped them a lot. However, the most important thing is the nice time they had, the emotions and the experience they have gained to continue growing as footballers and, most importantly, as people.”