Casas da Noruega wins third match in Norway Cup

The Brazilian team Casas da Noruega (CdN) has won all three of the Norway Cup qualifying rounds, and now leads the group with 9 points. Next challenge is playing with Søgne tomorrow, August 2nd at 10 a.m. in the first game of playoffs A.

After opening with a score of 8-0 against Farsund and defeating the Norwegian team Ørn Horten by 2 to 0 (photo), CdN won the match agaisnt Tynset on Tuesday night by 2-0 with goals scored by Gleiciano and Yan.

The Playoffs A gathers 32 teams, including 26 Norwegians, one from the United Kingdom, one from Ghana, one from the United States, one from Senegal, one from Kosovo and the CdN team as sole representative of Brazil.

The group of 18 youths landed in Oslo on the evening of 28 July to take part in the Norway Cup, the biggest youth football competition in the world. In the debut, in 2016, the team was the great champion of its category.

The team is part of the social project of the NGO Casas da Noruega, which is Norwegian and totally focused on social and educational activities in the poor local communities in Rio de Janeiro. This year, the team competes with ten new athletes in Oslo between July 29 and August 5.

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