MAD FS defeated Leopalacio FS 2-1 with Jeong In-ae’s winning goal just before the end of the game in the Busan regional final of the ‘2023 Gatorade 5v5 Women’s Tournament’, Korea’s best amateur women’s futsal tournament, held at HM Futsal Park Busan Buk-gu branch on the 14th. MAD FS won the championship trophy and a prize money of 1 million won. They also won a ticket to the national championship to be held on November 4th.
Leopalacio FS, who played the final against MAD FS, is a women’s futsal powerhouse representing the Busan region and was considered a strong candidate for the championship even before the start of the tournament. The two teams continued their battle, giving one goal each. The game was decided just before the end of the game when MAD FS Jeong In-ae scored the winning goal. With this goal, MAD FS won 2-1 and won the tournament.
MAD FS, based in Daegu, has won six consecutive national and regional competitions, including other competitions, by winning this competition. Sunhwa Kim, who won MVP, said, “This is the result of her teammates working hard and working together as one.” “Thank you to everyone,” he said. “The journey to victory was difficult. There were many draws in the preliminaries, so even one loss was likely to lead to elimination. However, we are weak against weak teams and strong against strong teams. “After advancing to the tournament, we focused our efforts against strong teams,” he said.
Meanwhile, FC Munde won the Cheonan regional competition held at The Peach Cheonan Shinbang branch on the same day, winning for the second year in a row since last year. The ‘2023 Gatorade 5v5 Women’s Competition’, which has completed the preliminaries in Busan and Changwon, will continue in Jeonju and Ulsan (October 28). This competition is hosted by sports marketing company HNS, and Gatorade participates as a partner.