Minots de Marseille, Buarcos, Sótão B, and Nazaré 2022 emerged victorious in the quarter-finals
The knockout phase of the Euro Winners Challenge kicked off with excitement and a large crowd witnessing the decisions. Minots de Marseille secured the right to compete for a spot in the final against AD Buarcos 2017, while Sótão B and AD Nazaré 2022 will battle it out in a local derby for the other place in the final.
Pokers secure tickets to the semis
The all-French clash between Minots de Marseille and Saint Médard en Jalles belonged to the Marseille team. Minots de Marseille demonstrated their authority and won 9-5, with Diassy particularly outstanding, scoring four goals. Mendy completed a hat-trick, and Basquaise also found the back of the net twice.
AD Buarcos 2017 prevailed over Leixões, with Francisco stealing the show, as he lead the Figueira da Foz team by finding the back of the net four times. Thiaguinho scored the consolation goal for Leixões, who lost 4-1.
Sótão B took the lead twice on the scoreboard, but on both occasions, Lança equalized. However, buoyed by the local crowd, the home team prevailed in the third period, with Tiago Légua scoring his second goal of the match and Duarte Peixe sealing their passage to the next round.
AD Nazaré 2022 confirmed their presence in the local derby semi-finals by defeating Vila Flor 7-4. The Nazaré team entered the second period with a 4-1 lead and managed to maintain a three-goal advantage throughout the match, with Mathias Martinez starring in a hat-trick.