FXDD Premier Division Futsal champions Hibernians left Malta for Finland to participate in the preliminary round of the UEFA Futsal Cup. The Paolites will face Hamburg Panthers (Germany), JB Futsal Gentofte (Denmark) and FS Ilves Tampere (Finland) who are the host club for this tournament.
Hibernians have been training hard for the past seven weeks under the guidance of Georgian National coach Avantil Asatiani, assisted by John Mizzi, and their main objective is to obtain good results against such strong opposition.
The group is made up of 21 members that includes players, staff and delegates.
The squad is made up of:
Goalkeepers:- Christian Cassar, Brian Baldacchino, Cain Agius
Players:- Frank Ellul, Darren Agius, Melvin Borg, Boicho Marev, Georgi Gerasimov, Levan Kobeidze, Kurt Bartolo, Daniel Brincat, Xavier Saliba, David Bobokhidze, Blogovist Marev.
Hibernians will make their debut on Wednesday against Hamburg Panthers at 18:00. The following day they will face FS Ilves Tampere at 20:00 and their final commitment will be against JB Futsal Gentofte on Saturday at 16:00.