The football tournament “Holy Spirit in a Healthy Body” 2023 was held on June 10, the fifth football tournament of Christian rehabilitation centers “Holy Spirit in a Healthy Body” was held at Sportland Arena, where organizations that provide daily help to alcohol and drug addicts were invited to participate. 12 teams took part in the tournament, two of them were from neighboring Latvia.
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The tournament cup was taken home by FC Salvation Army Estonia, the tournament was played in two subgroups and the final ranking was:
- FC Salvation Army
- FC Resurrection
- From FC Lunest
- FC Tallinn Prison
- FC Ministry of Justice
- FC VH Sillamäe
- FC Convictus
- FC Living Israel
- FC Bridge of Hope
- FC Samaaria
- FC Otra Elpa LAT
- FC Salvation Army LAT
What makes the tournament special is that the majority of football players who were on the field are former addicts who are now free from alcohol and drugs.
Special prizes were also presented:
– The best player: ALEKSEI OSIPOV (FC Resurrection)
– The best goalkeeper: OLIVER ROSAR (FC Tallinn Prison)
– Best save: JAAN VÄRT (FC Convictus)
– The best goal: TIMO HAAR (FC Samaaria)
– Most goals scored: MAKSIM KUSMIN (FC Lunest)
Thank you – Estonian Football Federation, Tallinn Social and Health Care Board, Estonian Council of Churches, Aura, Lantmännen Unibake Estonia, Salvation Army in Estonia and many individuals!
Thanks to the players and supporters, without you the tournament wouldn’t have happened! See you in the next year!