EMF executive committee has decided that EMF Champions League and EUROCUP will take place in Italy for the 2nd year in a row. The events will be in two consecutive weekends in the same location in the last weekend of August (26-30) and the first weekend of September (2-6).
The final decision about the location of both events will be taken and announced by the end of the month. The two candidate cities are Riccione and Lignano Sabbiadoro which each hosted one event in 2019. Both cities are located on the Adriatic coast with many attractions for the teams and players. EMF executive committee and the Italian minifootball federation are in final stages of analysis which of the two cities will best for 2020.
EMF Champions League will be 24-32 team tournament for EMF members national champions with a 5,000 EUR prize for the winner. The EMF Masters Champions League will be played during the same dates with Europe’s top masters (40+) teams. The masters’ prize will be 2,500 EUR. EMF EUROCUP will be a 48 team tournament featuring top teams from all over Europe and the prize for the winner will be 4,000 EUR. This year for the first time EMF is considering to hold a Women’s competition and final decision will be taken in the first quarter of 2020.