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Joy in the dressing room after the final / PHOTO: ÀLEX CAPARRÓS - FCB

The Azulgrana players were elated after winning their second consecutive roller hockey King’s Cup. “We’re very happy. It’s a Cup that was very difficult [to win]. The joy we are feeling right now cannot be explained,” said Sergi Panadero after the final.

On the difficulty of the championship match: “we had a good feeling about the team and the men have been on a good trajectory; we were on the right path and we had to bring it to fruition by wining the title. Noia, however, made it hard for us. We have to congratulate them.”

Celebration in the dressing room

Mia Ordeig also evaluated the final: “Noia Freixenet made it complicated for us, they are a serious team. We had the good fortune of scoring right after they did and by the end of the first half we had the advantage. In the second half we managed to make that advantage count.”

Marc Gual, was very pleased with winning the Club’s 19th King’s Cup title: “I’m very happy for my teammates, it cost us a lot. I’m very proud of how we played and won the Cup.”

MVP Torra

Marc Torra, named MVP of the tournament, said that the team worked hard to achieve the title. Borregán was more silver-tongued when he talked about his fellow teammate: “He’s ‘Leo’ Torra, he’s the man of the King’s Cup. He’s had an extraordinary season.”

Gaby Cairo, pleased with the team’s work

The Clué manager, who didn’t doubt for a minute that Barça would win, analysed how his team played in the final: “I’m very pleased. We played a fantastic game, with a lot of concentration and quality. The truth is that we didn’t suffer very much. We played a good first half and we managed our advantage well in the second.

“We worked well, the final was impeccable. Noia Freixenet was not able to overcome us,” said the Barça manager in the Pabellón Polideportivo Municipal del Garraf.

MVP Marc Torra

The Azulgrana Marc Torra was named the best player of the 2012 King’s Cup. The Barça player, who deserves the award, scored seven goals throughout the competition; he scored hat-trick against Tecnol Reus, another against Patí Vilanova and a goal in the final.

Rosell: “It's an honour”

The FC Barcelona President Sandro Rosell went down to the dressing room after the match and he told the players, “what you have done in these three days is worthy of honour. Congratulations!” He jokingly concluded, “Barça will give you a prize, a heater for each one of you,” in reference to the low temperatures in the team’s bungalows in Vilanova i la Geltrú.

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