FutSambas crowned FAI Futsal Cup champions


FutSambas crowned FAI Futsal Cup champions

Naas team FutSambas FC have won the FAI Fustal Cup after defeating Dublin's Blue Magic in a thrilling Final in Gormanston.
20th Jun 2018

The game finished 2-2 after normal time, with the Kildare side scoring twice in extra-time to win the game 4-3.

Emanuel Moldovean gave FutSambas an early lead. His shot was saved, before he was able to score the rebound from an acute angle, into the top corner. 

From the resulting kick-off, Blue Magic equalised. Sergui Musteata was able to run through the FutSambas defence, before scoring.

FutSambas took the lead again in the second-half through Raymond Daniel. A counter-attack from the back saw Daniel rifle his shot into the back of the net.

Tadeusz Radziwoniuk scored to send the game to extra-time, before FutSambas pulled away to secure the win.

Guilherme Padovani scored from the penalty spot, before Ian Byrne scored from long range, as Blue Magic searched for the equaliser.

Alexandru Gutu scored a late consolation, but it was not enough as the 4-3 win gave FutSambas the FAI Futsal Cup.