The first international children’s football tournament “Enery Element Cup” Haskovo 2022 also broadcast the first champion. This is the Levski Sofia team with coach Hristiyan Hristov. “Bolyarcheta” from Veliko Tarnovo with coach Nikolay Kolev took second place. Also participating in the tournament were the teams of “Brigada” – Dimitrovgrad coached by Dian Dimov, “Rabona” Belgrade, Serbia, with coach Nikola Grbich, “Botev” – Plovdiv with coach Alexander Gruncharski, OFK “Haskovo” with coach Emil Angelov, “Akademiya Hadji” “, Romania, with coach Catale Chardulescu, and “Lokomotiv” Plovdiv with coach Filip Kostadinov. More than 100 children from the 2013 batch tested their strength on the green field, and hundreds of parents from all over the country supported them in the stands.
The tournament is organized by the Austrian company and the Municipality of Haskovo. There was excellent organization, sportsmanship, many prizes and surprises during the three days of the children’s football competition at Haskovo Stadium. “This is the first edition of the International Children’s Football Tournament, but it certainly won’t be the last,” assured the mayor, Stanislav Dechev. “We will build on these initiatives, because only through sports can we teach children to be responsible, tolerant and lead a healthy lifestyle,” added the mayor. Stanislav Dechev thanked all the young footballers, their coaches, parents and clubs, as well as the company.