All the hype and fanfare are alerted to only one event where the South will despise North and friends will turn into combatants. The threatening champions of South, GDH. Vaadhoo will face HDH. Kulhudhuffushi in the Tekkers Milo Championship Maldives Cup grand finale on June 10th. The popular Kuda Henveiru futsal arena in the capital city Male’ will host the final showdown.
Kulhudhuffushi’s road to the grand finale of Tekkers Milo Championship Maldives Cup is a campaign to remember. Some fans might assume that Kullhudhuffushi had a more difficult run then Vaadhoo since they played more matches but realistically speaking, we cannot compare teams with the number of games played now, can we? The factor we can take into account is goals and player performances. Kulhudhuffushi in total scored 20 goals throughout the tournament and their key player and captain,jersey No. 7 Ahmed Dhaavoodh (David) contributed a lot to the offense. With the force David brings into this Kulhudhuffushi side, they were able to overcome top teams in the northern conference of Maldives. In the group stage Kulhudhuffushi battled against local teams in the HDH. Atoll like Hanimaadhoo, Kumundhoo, Nolhivaranfaru and Neykurendhoo. After surviving heated group stage matches, Kulhudhuffushi defeated HDH. Hanimaadhoo in a 4-2 victory to claim the atoll gold medal and was on their way to the zone 1 final. N. Maafaru went to battle Kulhudhuffushi with a lot of confidence in the zone 1 finals but the wall of Kulhudhuffushi, Maahy came to the rescue to secure a 4-2 win on penalties to claim a spot in the North final. The penalty shootouts still continue for HDH. Kulhudhuffushi as they overcome R. Dhuvaafaru by a score of 11-10 to win the North final.
GDH. Vaadhoo got a free ticket to Zone 4 block 1 final since no team from GDH atoll participated except them. GDH. Vaadhoo faced GA. Kondey in the zone 4 block 1 finals as Vaadhoo defeated Kondey in a 2-0 victory. Fuvahmulah on the other hand was waiting to face Vaadhoo in the zone 4 finals but it ended in a 2-1 loss and Vaadhoo was named the zone 4 champions and also the champions of South because M. Mulah withdrew from the competition.
Tekkers Milo Championship Maldives Cup grand finale for sure will be a thrilling match as fans and players from both teams look forward to winning one of the most prestigious futsal trophies in Maldives.