Saturday 10th June 2023
The long awaited day had come, the EDF Youth Futsal Tournament 2023 was held at Derby Arena on Saturday 10th June 2023. EDF Youth have previously hosted 5-aside and futsal tournaments in 2019 and 2020. We have not been able to host since 2020 due to an awful pandemic that changed the world dramatically that none of us foreseen.
In Derby Arena, in the duration of the tournament, we have had over 325 people attendance and ran by the EDF Youth. The U10 have played in the morning only while U13 and U16 played for the whole day.
In total, we have had 5 clubs, 14 teams, 76 matches, 252 goals scored, two Semi-Finals, two 3rd/4th Playoffs, three Finals, 48 medals, three trophies and one girls team!
Fourteen (14) Deaf youth teams together entered from as far as south to Surrey and north to Yorkshire, namely Blanche Nevile School, Birmingham Deaf Junior, Derby Deaf Futsal, Farsley Celtic Deaf Colts, Red Teams.
The tournament for Under 10, Under 13 and Under 16 were a huge success with 14 teams battling it out on pitch A and B.
The Day Results are as follows:
U10 Final League Position
Birmingham Deaf Junior 3 – 0 Derby Deaf Futsal
EDF YOUTH FUTSAL TOURNAMENT 2023 – UNDER 10 WINNER: BIRMINGHAM DEAF JUNIORS
U13 Final League Position
Birmingham Deaf Juniors 5 – 0 Derby Futsal Crowns
Farsley Celtic Deaf Colts 2 – 0 Derby Futsal Royals
Derby Futsal Crowns 0 – 3 Derby Futsal Royals
Birmingham Deaf Juniors 5 – 0 Farsley Celtic Deaf Colts
EDF YOUTH FUTSAL TOURNAMENT 2023 – UNDER 13 WINNER: BIRMINGHAM DEAF JUNIORS
U16 Final League Position
Red Hare 2 – 0 Red Lands
Derby Futsal Royals 1 (2) – (0) 1 Farsley Celtic Deaf Colts
Red Lands 2 – 1 Farsley Celtic Deaf Colts
Red Hare 0 – 2 Derby Futsal Royals
EDF YOUTH FUTSAL TOURNAMENT 2023 – U16 WINNER: DERBY FUTSAL ROYALS
We, England Deaf Football, are extremely grateful to all of the team managers, coaches, volunteers, parents/guardians, referees for their support in making the tournament a huge success and a special thanks to all the teams that have participated in the tournament.
This tournament is made possible through SPORTED (click here for further information) through funding provided supporting young children to participate in tournament, without their support, this tournament would have not been possible.
We are now preparing for another tournament at the end of this year (November/December 2023), don’t miss out!
If you are interested in funding or sponsoring the tournament in any form. Please do get in touch by emailing us on email@example.com.