On 5-8 June 2014 the traditional international fan-festival for football supporters from different European countries “Eurofan” was held in Lviv for the 8th consecutive year. 22 supporters’ teams from 15 European countries took part in the “Eurofan-2014” football tournament.
The list of participants included the following amateur fans’ teams: Copenhagen (Denmark), Norrköping (Sweden), Heerenveen (The Netherlands), Slovacko (Czech Republic), Dinamo Bucharest (Romania), Dinamo Minsk (Belarus), Dinamo Tbilisi (Georgia), Spartak Myjava (Slovakia), Karpaty (Ukraine) and national fan-teams of the following countries: Bulgaria, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Slovenia, Finland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine.
Plus local teams RC Batyary and FC Karpaty Lviv veterans.
Purposes of the project are:
- popularization of football;
- establishing/improving relations and exchanging experiences between supporters from different European countries;
- popularization of Lviv as tourism-oriented city and FC Karpaty in Europe.
Official pages of the event in social networks can be found at:
During the fan-festival a charitable act “From European fans to Lviv children” took place. Delegations of fans brought humanitarian supplies for children from orphanages, boarding schools and hospitals of Lviv region.
In the final match Bulgaria national fans’ team faced Ukraine national fans’ team. It was one of the most intriguing finals in the history of the tournament "Eurofan". After 60 minutes of playing time the score was 0:0. Just like last year, the penalty shootout was the culmination of this year's competition: Bulgarians scored one goal more than the Ukrainian team and won the honorable Cup and gold medals for second year in a row!
No other team in the history of the event could get the Cup of "Eurofan" two times.
Thus, the national supporters’ team of Bulgaria is the champion of the VIII international football fans’ tournament "Eurofan-2014"!
Ukraine team received silver medals, Dinamo Minsk and Karpaty got bronze medals.
“Eurofan-2014” is the biggest large-scale event of such type in Europe with respect to number of represented countries and overall format of the tournament.
Football, Friends, Fun – enjoy EuroFan!