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Hewlett Packard won BPS Football Cup 2014

June 2014

Hewlett Packard dethroned the two-time champion of The BPS Football Tournament Sofiyska Voda 1, in the third edition of the BPS Football tournament.
The best-performing teams, like the current holder of the trophy and three-time winner in the IT Sofia championship deservedly reached the final stage of the tournament. First the two finalists met faced each other in the group stage of the tournament, where HP won with 5-2 and Sofiyska Voda 1 went ahead after barrage.
The final game offerred great emotions and high quality football to the multitude spectators. The capitan of team Sofiyska Voda 1 Yovian Yovkov scored an early goal and put his team ahead in the game. Hewlett Packard replied quickly and managed to secure a 2-goal lead before the break after Nikolay Nikolov, Kiril Rashkov and Alexander Alexandrov scored for the team. After the break Sofiyska Voda 1 brought back the suspense in the game after Dimitar Manasiev scored for 2:3. Immediately after the goal Sofiyska Voda 1 missed a few more chances scoring. In the last minutes of the game Hewlett Packard demonstrated high class and managed to "close" the game after two quick goals from Nikolai Nikolov and Iliya Shkondurov that shaped the final score of the game 2:5 in their favor.

Along with the beautiful cup and gold medals the winners from Hewlett Packard won the grand prize provided by Business Park Sofia - participation in amateur football tournament "Albena Cup 2014 ". Their worthy opponent Sofiyska Voda 1 got second place and received silver medals and sports bags. In the so-called “small final” Alpha Bank managed to win a hard victory 2-1 against AFC Sofica and thus deserved the bronze medals. The Bankers also received an additional gift - a football ball for each player.
The 16 teams that participated in the elimination phase of the tournament played down to shape table for the exact place in the final standings and received a commemorative bowl as a trophy.Krasimir Stoyanov (FC Tolkova si mojem - Adecco) who scored 25 goals was awarded for the top scorer of the Tournament. The hosts from complex “Sportna Zona” gave award plaques of the top performers from the foreigners - Mathias Berggren from Sweden (FC Tolkova si mojem - Adecco) and Laszlo Antal from Romania (FC X-Stream - Convergys). The award for "Best spectators" went to the fans of AFC Sofica and was presented to the president of the "BSS" faction.
A record-breaking 43 teams participated in the third edition of the Tournament this year. From 10 May to 2 June 2014, more than 420 employees from 25 tenant companies in Business Park Sofia played 100 matches in the “Sportna Zona” complex.

Final ranking:

1.    Hewlett Packard
2.    Sofiyska Voda 1
3.    Alpha Bank
4.    AFC Sofica
5.    Adecco United
6.    G4S
7.    Carlsberg
8.    Fibank 1
9.    HP United
10.  C3I Members
11.  FC Tolkova si mojem
12.  Fibank 2
13.  HP BPS
14.  X-Stream
15.  Mediatrix United
16.  Podai vinoto tam

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