BRAGA - "Here in this beautiful city, you will find a place to compete that is full of Portuguese history and culture." That's what President of the Organizing Comittee Luís Rodrigues told athletes at the Opening Ceremony that took place yesterday afternoon in the historical centre of Braga.
At the Opening Ceremony of the 13th World University Futsal Championship, athletes from all 14 countries involved in the competition were introduced to the city ofBraga. The Dean of the host University, António Cunha, declared the championship officially open.
POR vs. FRA
Later, at 10pm, at the PEB, the first match of the men’s tournament took place between France and Portugal. The game ended with a Portuguese win at 6-0, with Amílcar Gomes scoring 4 of those goals.
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