Opening ceremony - European Football Championship for prison staff, 2018 edition

Opening ceremony - European Football Championship for prison staff, 2018 edition

Today, June 18th, was given the start of the sporting event - European Football Championship for prison staff EURO4PRISON2018, 14th edition.

The eight participating countries have been aligned and presented to the public in the following order: Slovakia, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Czech Republic, Turkey, Estonia, Poland and Bulgaria, the festivity began with the intonation of the state hymns of the participating countries.

At the opening ceremony were present: Secretary General of State of the Ministry of Justice, Mr. Anatolie Munteanu, Vice President of the Moldavian Football Federation, Mr. Ruslan Berzoi, representatives of diplomatic missions of the participating countries, president of the Football Association „Nistru-DIP”, Mr. Alexei Brăducean-Dulgher, prison directors, heads of direction within National Administration of Penitentiaries and other guests.

„I am proud that the Republic of Moldova hosts this event. We encourage and support the teams, regardless of the results, that the winner should remain friendship and the best team shall win. We have to face difficult tasks not just at work, but also in sports. I wish the teams successes, a nice game and leading places”, mentioned Mr. Anatolie Munteanu.

Tomorrow, matches will be disputed, as follows: Slovakia - Turkey, Poland - Moldova, Czech Republic - Romania and Bulgaria - Estonia.

It is for the first time Republic of Moldova hosts such an event, that is organizer by the National Administration of Penitentiaries.

Media service Tel.: (022) 409-767 e-mail: presa@anp.gov.md

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19 Jun 2018
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