Homeless World Cup 2008

Homeless World Cup 2008

1-7/12/08 – the sixth World Homless Cup. There where teams from 45 countries. After drawing lots, Lithuanian team got into the second group: Ukraine, Lithuania, Brasil, Argentina, Malavis, Timor.



01/12 – Lithuania –Ukraine 6:6. After penalty kicks – 7:6. (Lithuania – 3 points, Ukraine – 1 point)



02/12 – Lithuania – Malavi 5:3, Lithuania – Timor 9:5



03/12 – Lithuania – Argentina 9:1, Lithuania – Brasil 1:8



1) Ukraine 13 poins; 2) Brasil 12 p.; 3)Lithuania 12 p.; 4) Argentina 6 p.; 5) Malavi 3p.; 6) Timor 0.



Lithuania was among 24 best team. Then teams was separated into four groups, with 6 teams in everyone of each. Lithuania got into the group with: Russia, Austria, Afganistan, France, Germany. Two first teams got into the first eight and with the “minus” system fighted for champ Cup. 3-4 places got into the second eight and fighted for the Diginary Cup, 5-6 places got into the third eight and figthed for the City of Melbourne Cup. There were six Cups to win.



04/12 - Lithuania – Austria 4-8, Lithuania – France 6:2, Lithuania – Russia 3:11



05/12 – Lithuania – Germany 4:8, Lithuania – Afganistan 6:8.



After winning fifth place, Lithuania got into third eight and continued the contest for Melbourn Cup. Russia and Afganistan teams got into the first eight, and continued the contest for Champ Cup.



06/12 – Quoterfinal for Melbourn Cup: Lithuania – Honkong 11:2, semifinal: Lithuania – Zimbabwe 2:7.



07/12 – Lithuania – Holland 11:3. Lithuania took 19-th place from 45. Afganistan became the champions after overcoming the Russians 5:4. for more information about results: www.homelessworldcup.org