9th July 2016: After an incredible 5 days of play here in Prague, it is Turkey that are crowned EuroHockey5s Future Heroes Cup Champions.

5th/6th playofff – BUL v GEO 5-3 

In a really evenly matched game Georgia and Bulgaria battled it out for 5th and 6th place here in Prague. Georgia went ahead with a nice finish past the keeper by Rukhadze to go one up in the 4th minute. In the second period Balev taps in an equaliser at the far post to equalise. Balev gets his second as the ball comes back off the post and he was just in the right spot to tap in. Georgia equalised with a long shot from Dzidziguri. Bulgaria stretch their lead with goals from Madanski and Mitev. Georgia did claw back in the start of the 3rd period but it wasn’t enough as Bulgaria defended their lead to finish 5-3 ahead.

Team Minute Shirt # Player Action Score
Georgia 4 8 RUKHADZE Tamazi Field Goal 0 – 1
Bulgaria 10 8 BALEV Ventsislav Field Goal 1 – 1
Bulgaria 11 8 BALEV Ventsislav Field Goal 2 – 1
Georgia 15 9 DZIDZIGURI Giorgi Field Goal 2 – 2
Bulgaria 17 2 ALIEV Bilyal Field Goal 3 – 2
Bulgaria 18 13 MADANSKI Yulhan Field Goal 4 – 2
Bulgaria 24 3 MITEV Krasimir Field Goal 5 – 2
Georgia 30 8 RUKHADZE Tamazi Field Goal 5 – 3

 

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3rd/4th place CRO v ITA 

What a game!!!!! Drama, passion and heartbreaking for the Croatian boys as they saw their lead slip away in the last period. Croatia dominated the opening period with goals from Pravica and Posavec. In the 13th minute Italy are back in the game as Boi deflects home. A team effort ended by Ilinovci put Croatia ahead again. A long strike from Padovani brought the game to 3-2 into the 3rd period. Again Croatia went ahead 4-2  but from then on Italy had the upper hand and struck 4 in a row to win the game 4-7.

Team Minute Shirt # Player Action Score
Croatia 7 5 PRAVICA Sven Field Goal 1 – 0
Croatia 12 18 POSAVEC Mihael Field Goal 2 – 0
Italy 13 10 BOI Giacomo Field Goal 2 – 1
Croatia 14 7 ILINOVIĆ Mario Field Goal 3 – 1
Italy 22 4 PADOVANI Lorenzo Field Goal 3 – 2
Croatia 24 7 ILINOVIĆ Mario Field Goal 4 – 2
Italy 25 7 SINGH Jasbeer Field Goal 4 – 3
Italy 26 3 ZERBINATI Eric Field Goal 4 – 4
Italy 28 7 SINGH Jasbeer Field Goal 4 – 5
Italy 29 4 PADOVANI Lorenzo Field Goal 4 – 6
Italy 30 3 ZERBINATI Eric Field Goal 4 – 7

 

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Final: TUR v CZE 4-4 3-1 (SO) 

After an incredible 5 days of play here in Prague, it is Turkey that are crowned EuroHockey5s Future Heroes Cup Champions. In what was a fantastic Hockey5s game with Czech opening goal with a rocket shot from Soukup and then Elagoz evens things up just seconds later with a direct strike. A long ball is deflected home by Keskin for Turkey to go ahead 2-1, then added to it via Keskin. Czech went ahead with a long shot from Vodenka 3-2. Great solo effort from Kurz, bringing the game to a draw. Czech pulled ahead of Turkey, Gerlicky to close the end of the game and then Turkey equalised with seconds remaining. Then we had the most fantastic shootout and Turkey came out winners! 3-1.

Team Minute Shirt # Player Action Score
Czech Republic 2 18 SOUKUP Vit Field Goal 0 – 1
Turkey 3 10 ELAGÖZ Müslüm Field Goal 1 – 1
Turkey 5 10 ELAGÖZ Müslüm Penalty Stroke 2 – 1
Turkey 6 6 KESKIN Mazlum Field Goal 3 – 1
Czech Republic 12 22 VODENKA Tomáš Field Goal 3 – 2
Czech Republic 16 4 KURZ Filip Field Goal 3 – 3
Czech Republic 20 15 GERLICKÝ Eduard Field Goal 3 – 4
Turkey 30 6 KESKIN Mazlum Field Goal 4 – 4
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