Date: October 28 & 29, 2006
Place: Rickmansworth, England

Another successful world cup for the KOA. 50 people battled for the title this year, and despite the absence of the three times winner Gianluca, it was not going to be easy as most of the Kick Off top guns were there.

Before the semi-finals began, it looked like the title was going to Italy for the fourth consecutive time, as three out of the four semi-finalists were Italians. However, Spyros Paraschis had not said his last word, and managed to win the title after an amazing performance! He defeated Mario Fichera in the final, while the big favourite of the tournament Gianni Torchio settled for the bronze medal and the Top Scorer trophy. James Beard won the Best Defense award. This was the first world cup in which female players participated: Astrid and Saskia Bouten returned home with everyone's respect and a lot of experience.

Note: The 50 players were divided into two groups of 13 and two groups of 12. The top four players from each group qualified to Round 2, those who finished in places 5-8 competed for places 17-32, while those who finished in places 9-13 competed for places 33-50.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goals in the finals (Click to enlarge):

 

 










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