Heraklion Crete, 15/06/2019
9th EUROPEAN DEAF FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
12th DAY / MENS FINAL UKRAINE – GERMANE,
MEDALS AWARD CEREMONY, FLAG DELIVERY
UKRAINE- GERMANY 2-0
For the first time in her history Ukraine was crowned Europe’s Champion! Strategy of Viktor Kozin prevailed 2-0 to Germany and won the 9th European Deaf Football Championship.
In the first half the two teams moved defensively without creating a goal moment.
In the second part, the Ukrainians managed to get ahead of the score. In the 60′ Socotra was the one who scored with a shot through the area. In the 75 ‘, the Ukrainians locked the score and the trophy with Olenich’s goal after an amazing atomic energy.
Second Position in the European Deaf Football Championship won Germany and Greece the third.
After the match, before medal award ceremony, referees were awarded, also a fair-play team, and a best goalkeeper.
The awarding of medals and trophies to the first three teams was full of emotions. At the end, the President of the Hellenic Sports Federation of Deaf Mr. Joseph Stavrakakis awarded honorable plaques to local factors for their offer to championship.
The award ceremony ended by handing over the flag of the European Deaf Sports Organization to the next European Deaf Football Championships host country that is Turkey.