The only competition where all the teams evolve with the same device.
This Tuesday, June 28, at the Palais des Sports de Beaulieu in Nantes, the eleventh edition of the Foosball World Cup begins, three years after the last edition in Murcia. A thousand athletes from 45 different nations are expected in Loire-Atlantique to lift the coveted trophy in singles, doubles or team. All categories are represented: those under 13, those over 63, men, women, and also people with disabilities.
Present to organize the event, Farid Lounas, the president of the International Table Football Federation (ITSF) is giving himself the means to ensure that the event takes place in the best possible way, since “activity is not recognized” he explains for Ocean Press. On the program: many activities throughout the week in the sports arena to accompany the competitions. Nantes knows how to receive since this is the eighth edition that the city is hosting. Thursday, June 23, a preview of the competition – open to the general public – even took place with 34 teams who competed on the Place du Commerce.
The goal for 2022: to do the baby and football World Cup double.