Euro Beach Soccer Season ’11 Travels to 7 Countries
By Community | May 24, 2011
The 2011 Euro Beach Soccer League (EBSL) kicks off in Bern next Friday, May 27on the first stop for the summer-long tournament, which stages the best teams in the Old continent in four different events, leading to the Superfinal.
Berlin (July 8-10) will see the second stage in this year’s Euro Beach Soccer League, taking the prestigious competition to the German capital for the first time. A Beach Soccer Stadium by the O2 Arena will pass sentence of who takes a better position to fight for the continental crown in the Superfinal in Moscow (August 4-7).
Prior to the Continental decision-making battle on Russian soil, the top European powerhouses will have the chance of claiming their place in it in two other Euro Beach Soccer League stages. The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2011 venue, the Italian city of Ravenna, will host the third stage of the EBSL 2011, July 22-24.
Just the week after, and the weekend before the Superfinal, the Euro Beach Soccer League will stage its last leg. For the second time, The Hague (July 29-31) will give the last tickets to fight for the European throne to teams in Division A, and for the promotion to the topflight league for the squads in Division B.
But the continental Beach Soccer will not stop after the Russian capital elevates the new European League champion of the year. One of the most successful appointments of every summer, the BSWW Mundialito in Portimão, will momentarily close in August 12-14 the continental season just a couple of weeks before the beginning of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup – Ravenna/Italy 2011 (September 1 to 11).
After that, the time will come for another of the traditional biggest tournaments in the Old Continent, the Euro Beach Soccer Cup. The competition facing the eight top ranked teams in the previous season is scheduled for the last weekend in September (23-25). The Spanish city of Valencia will be the venue of this brilliant closing to five months of the highest-level Beach Soccer in Europe.