The 13th STO United Sports Club (USC) futsal tournament began on the auspicious day of Eid al-Adhaa.
To kick off the tournament, two matches were played on Thursday night at the AA. Mathiveri futsal grounds.
The Guest of Honor at the opening ceremony was Assad Abdul Ghanee, the former captain of the national football team.
Also at the ceremony, USC President Hussain Shareef received the trophy from team Spanova which won last year’s tournament.
This tournament is Alif Alif atoll’s oldest and most prestigious competition, with top futsal players competing in different teams.
The value of this year’s trophy has been increased to MVR 30,500.
This year’s tournament is open to all of Alif Alif atoll islands, and teams from AA. Bodufolhudhoo and AA. Ukulhas have joined the 10-team tournament.
The title sponsor is STO, and the co-sponsors are the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and MWSC.
The media partner is PSM, and the online partner is VNews.