Barefoot Fest 2013 – The Grand finale!
Calangute took centre-stage over the last week as TransStadia’s Barefoot Fest gave a perfect blend of action and entertainment to Goa’s popular tourist destination. India’s first ever professional Beach Soccer Championship cum musical gala – The Barefoot Festival 2013, rolled its carpets for sports and music enthusiasts in Goa which saw 4 days of intense soccer action and two nights of foot-stomping musical performances from world-renowned DJ’s.
The event that brought much honour and pride to the citizens of Goa as well as the administration alike, will culminate in a spectacular closing ceremony at Calangute Beach in the presence of the who’s who of Goa. Honourable Chief Minister of Goa, Mr. Manohar Parrikar, who has whole-heartedly supported the tournament from the very start, has promised to grace the occasion with his presence tomorrow. Mr. Michael Lobo, MLA, Calangute Bardez, Dr. Rufino Monteiro (Chairman – Goa Football Development Council), Mrs. Anna Maria D’Souza (Sarpanch, Calangute Bardez) along with many other well-known faces from the sporting and administration fraternity have expressed their deepest delight for promoting the sport of Beach Soccer in Goa. Further to the same cause, organisers of the event, TransStadia Pvt. Ltd alongwith Setco Foundation will also host a special women’s Beach Soccer exhibition match tomorrow at Calangute to encourage and promote the sport among women. The final day will also see a special media match where the best of media houses from across Goa will come together on one common platform to bag the Media Champion Trophy.
The semi-finals will be played on the 10th February at 4:00 PM
Semi-finals – Match 1:
Kasarkod Kerala vs Calangute Association – 4 PM
Semi-finals – Match 2:
Goa United Vs ABC Arambol – 5 PM
The finals will commence at 06:45 PM. This will be followed by the prize distribution and closing ceremony.