In Novalja (Croatia), the International Tournament Novalja Cup 2018 was played from 19th-22nd May 2018.. Teams from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia participated. Among them was our selection of pioneers led by trainers Anel Omerinović and Ivan Tokić.
Our pioneer team has only words of praise for staying and participating in this tournament which has benn an invaluable experience for them. The pioneers in the competition section were in the group with Sesvete, Imotski and Lošinj. In the first match, they were defeated by the eventual winners of the tournament Sesvete 4:1, and according to the coach the pressure was too much for them since this was their first international match outside BiH. The only goal was scored by Toni Lacić and all of the boys performed. In the second match, Lošinj was defeated 1: 0, and the only goal was scored by Vinko Brtan. In the match with Imotski they were defeated 1: 0 and the decision fell two minutes before the end of the match.
Apart from socializing and new friendships, there was time to visit Novalja and enjoy the beach.