With chants of the 500 strong gathering of GFA fans, and local supporters filling the Estadio do Algarve in Portugal’s Faro, the team played strong defence in their first ever UEFA Friendly against Slovakia, last night.
With a final score of 0 – 0, GFA head coach told local and International Media that it was a dream come true and a dream start for the team. He added, ‘we were just hoping for the counter-attack and that is the game we played. [Slovakia] are very high in the ranking and to come here and get a draw is a dream come true.’
Team Gibraltar is all set to participate at the 2013 World Show Dance Championships. The event that will be staged at the Erdgas Arena, in Riesa, Germany, will see over 3,000 dancers from 30 countries taking part. Dancers will be travelling from four continents to join in this spectacular event organised by the International Dance Organisation (IDO).
His Worship the Mayor Anthony Lima has been invited by the GFA to attend Gibraltar’s first international friendly game in Faro which will be held this evening.
The Gibraltar Cheerleading Association’s National Squad will be competing at the UK National Cheerleading Association Winter Championships in Manchester on 23 & 24Nov, in their first competition abroad. Team Gibraltar whose ages range from 5 to 13 will be leaving on Friday 22nd November
The squad will participate in the Group Stunting, Street Cheer Group and Street Cheer Freestyle categories.