Running since 2011, this year’s Tiger Street Football competition will see teams from seven countries battle it out for a cut of the prize money.
Taking placeon the 4th & 5th of May 2013 at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, teams from Spain, Germany, Vietnam and Malaysia will go head to head with the Australian contingent.
The Australian national tournament will take place over two days and
incorporate 32 local teams and four international teams.
On the first day the 32
Aussie teams will play for $5000 prize money in a knockout comp to find the
Australian national champions. Included in the draw are the first ever Australian Tiger Street Football tournament, The Street
Vipers as well as the Victorian State champions, the Bayside Pirates.
The top four teams from the knockout will also qualify to play against the four international teams for a prize pool of $8500.
The Australian Champions will also be off to China in October to play for the grand final prize of US$30,000.
THE INTERNATIONAL TEAMS:
The German Street Eagles: semi-professional footballers and professional football freestylers. Placed third during the recent Tiger Street Football 2013 in Cambodia last March.
EQUAL FC Malaysia: Malaysian futsal Equal FC have participated in more than 150 tournaments and won over 100 championships over the world. Finished second in the Tiger Street Football in Vietnam 2012.
Thai Son Bac – Vietnam: Thai Son Bac Futsal Club belongs to Thai Son Bac Electric Equipment and Trading Co., Ltd in Hanoi. They placed third in the Bangkok leg of Tiger Street Football 2012.
AJFS Team – Spain: The majority of AJFS’s players have participated in the Spanish National Futsal League and Spanish SuperCup Champion – both of which showcase some of finest football in Europe.