PORTUS87 EURO-CUP international futsal tournament takes place in July 2004, after the Football European Championship (EURO-2004),
at the city of Maia, nearby Porto - Portugal.
Played on a weekend, on the
10th and 11th July 2004, it involves 8 futsal teams from all over Europe, and its main objective
is to extend the friendship between all football fans present in Portugal for the EURO-2004 and at the same time to enable
a space of cultural and sporting meeting between our city and other European cities represented by the participant teams.
The torunament works with two-league
format in the first day and two different play-off competitions (A and B) in the second day, in order to assure that every
team plays a similar number of games.
The event programme conciliate
the competition with turism and cultural visits to Porto - world's heritage of UNESCO and home of several points of historical interest.
There is no entrance fee. The City Council of Maia (10 minutes from Porto) has offered us a magnificent arena for the tournament with all the facilities for players, spectators and press.
The participant teams are from Portugal, Spain,
Belgium, Moldova, Netherlands and England.