The Children of Septemvri – Sofia Won the Sofiyska Voda Cup

Guests to the sports event were also the soccer legends Dimitar Penev, Plamen Nikolov, Stanislav Angelov and other famous Bulgarian soccer players and coaches.

The children of Septemvri – Sofia won the 15th tournament for the Sofiyska Voda Cup. In the final game Septemvri – Sofia won against Kostinbrod by 3:1.

The contest took place under the honorary patronage of the Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova. “I would like to thank the Association of Bulgarian Footballers, the Bulgarian Football Union and the sponsor – Sofiyska Voda for making the tournament happen for so many years. Without the children’s clubs, without the children’s schools it is unthinkable to talk about professional soccer”, declared the Minister of Youth and Sports Krasen Kralev.

Many prizes provided with the sponsorship of Sofiyska Voda AD, part of Veolia, were handed by recognized soccer legends, a ceremony that leaves unforgettable memories in the children and nourishes their will to train and succeed. Here are some of the best on the terrain: scorer - Valentin Bashev from Obelya, defender – Mario Yonchevski from Balkan – Botevgrad; forward Kristian Ruzhin from Vitosha – Bistritsa; scorer – Martin Hristov – Septemvri and his teammate Yoan Hristov, recognized as the best contestant.  

The Executive Director of Sofiyska Voda AD Arnaud Valleteau addressed the participating children and their parents, wishing them even more soccer passion and strong teamwork for the achievement of great results. Valleteau confirmed his commitment for support of the sports event organized by the Association of Bulgarian Footballers. The tournament is a social contribution of Sofiyska Voda for the 15th year in a row, as for that time over 2500 children have taken part on the terrain.