Gozo to host UEFA Regions Cup mini-tournament

Gozo will be hosting Group 6 of the Intermediary Round of the UEFA Regions Cup 2015 between Wednesday 1st and Sunday 5th October. Taking part in the mini-tournament apart from Gozo are Ankara (Turkey), Region of Vaasa (Finland) and South Region (Russia).

This will be Gozo’s third participation in the competition. In 1999, they lost 0-4 to Zapadne Srbije of Yugoslavia, 0-6 to Israel and 2-8 to Macedonia of Greece while in 2012, Gozo finished second in the group after a 3-2 win over Rinuzi / Strong of Latvia, a 0-6 defeat to FC Olimp Moscow of Russia and a 2-2 draw with Ialoveni of Moldova.

Gozo takes on Region of Vaasa (Finland) on October 1 at 19:30, Ankara (Turkey) on October 3 and South Region (Russia) on October 5. All matches from the mini-tournament will be played at the Gozo Stadium although the last game between Region of Vasaa and Ankara could be played at the Victor Tedesco Stadium in case the group winner would have not been determined yet.

The Gozitan team will be under the guidance of Gozitan coach Eddie Vella.