Sporting wins International Masters Futsal
Photo: NELSON FERREIRA

Sporting wins International Masters Futsal

Portuguese giant Sporting CP emerged victorious from the 2022 edition of International Masters Futsal, a friendly tournament which every year brings four of the world’s best futsal teams to Portimão.

The ‘Lions’ were the only team to win both matches, having beat Spanish sides Barça (6-3) on Saturday and Movistar Inter (3-1) on Sunday to lift the trophy.

Lisbon rivals Benfica finished second tied with Barça – each team having won one match and lost another. Benfica beat Movistar Inter on Saturday (2-1) before losing to Barça in a thrilling ten-goal affair on Sunday (4-6).

Movistar Inter lost both matches and finished last.

This was Sporting’s second International Master Futsal title, having also won the tournament in 2018.

By Michael Bruxo
michael.bruxo@algarveresident.com

Sporting wins International Masters Futsal
Photo: NELSON FERREIRA