Deaf Champions League Football and Deaf Champions League Women Football 7x7 Challenge Cup were be held in London (England) on 15th to 20th April 2019. Were 12 men and 5 women teams in the DCL competition with 336 players and officials. The tournament had good development every day and we would like to thank to organising committee Charlton ADFC.
Youth of Moscow from Russia won the title for women competition. Is the second time that women teams played the competition for European clubs. The final was interesting that the russian team was winning with comfort with 2-0 but in the last 5 minutes arrived the two goals from Karlsruhe then had to play the extra-time and then Moscow found the goal to finish as champion again (3-2).
The development of the women's competition was a success and we hope to have more participation for the next edition.
The election of awards were the following teams and players:
Best Young Player (U-21): P. Glockner (GSV Karlsruhe)
Best Goalkeeper: Nikita Hitchen (Birminghan DFC)
Best Player: J. Oefele (GSV Karlsruhe)
Top Scorer: L. Bovermann (GSV Karlsruhe) (7 goals)
Fair Play: Moscow Region
The next edition (2020) will be in Gothenburg (Sweden) on 25-30th May 2020 with the organising committee IK Surd.
Results: link to DCL Website results