A new look St Patricks Athletic team will be participating in the 2008 FAI Futsal League of Ireland competition. The competition will be run over 5 weeks between February and March with a winning prize fund of over €10,000.
As the Futsal competition is open to all players signed for the purpose of the competition it offers St Patrick's Athletic the opportunity to welcome players from new communities to the club.
Team manager Ovidiu Matiut has putting together a strong squad that got off to a flying start at last weekend's familiarization day held in the National Basket Ball Arena.
If you get a chance be sure and support St Pat's in this new and exciting competition!
St Pats Athletic squad: Marcelo Wechmann, Tomasz Golas, Sebastian Pulysha, Korzan Opeldus, Artur Opeldus, Nilton Carlos, Tomasz Cuvdy, Thiago Leon, Ricardo Heidtmann, Helio Neto, Marlej Lewandowski, Daniel Medzielski, Pavel Markiewick.
Sat 9th Feb (familiarization day)
St Pats Ath 1 (Artus Opeldus)
St Pats Ath 6 (Korzan Opeldus 2, Artur Opeldus, Thiago Leon, Marlej Lewandowski, Pavel Markiewick)
Bray Wanderers 2
Upcoming fixtures include:
Sat16 Feb - BBA Series 1 and 2
11am St. Pats V Shels
12.40pm St. Pats V Shamrock Rovers
Sat 23 Feb - DCU Series 3 and 4
11am St. Pats V Bray
12.40pm St. Pats V Shels
Sat 1 Mar - DCU Series 5 and 6
11am St. Pats V Shamrock Rovers
12.40pm St. Pats V Bray
Grand Finals Weekend - Sat/Sun 15/16 March 2008.
National Basketball Arena
Saturday 15th - QFs
12pm W1 v RU3 = A
1.15pm W2 v RU4 = B
2.30pm W3 v RU1 = C
3.45pm W4 v RU2 = D