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Football: FAF points out benefits of Toulon tournament in France

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:04 - Sports

Luanda - Angola's participation in the 45th edition of the Toulon international tournament, to take place from May 29 to June 10 in the French city of Marseille, with the presence of 12 countries, will give more competitive experience and other benefits to the national football, said the vice-president of the Angolan Football Federation (FAF), Adão Costa.

  • Adão Costa, FAF Vice-president

Speaking to Angop in Luanda this week, in preview of the Angolan participation in event in France, after 21 years, the official considered the tournament an added value in the training of the Angolan players.

"The Toulon tournament is a competition from the top of the world football hierarchy. The presence of Angola is an important gain in competitive experience. Because it is a showcase of the international football, the tournament should serve as a projection of the image of the country and allow the achievement of results that influence its ranking in the international ranking", he said.