RollerSoccer World Cup 2008

RollerSoccerRollerSoccer World Cup 2008 がサンフランシスコで8月14日から17日にかけて4日間開催されます。これで6回目のWCですが、その割に参加国が限定的で、日本においても RollerSoccer の認知度が低く、マイナースポーツなのが残念です。

RSWC 2008 will be the greatest World Cup in the history of RollerSoccer!
RSWC 2007, the fifth RollerSoccer World Cup, was the largest tournament in the history of the sport. Four continents and nine countries were represented among the participating thirteen teams. Four additional teams, including Cameroon, were scheduled to participate but were unable to attend.

The RollerSoccer International Federation proudly presents the 2008 RollerSoccer World Cup on August 14-17, 2008 in San Francisco at the Treasure Island YMCA. This is the sixth RSWC and the first to be hosted in the USA. Previous host countries were England ( London 2003 & 2004), Germany (Bremen 2005 and Nuernberg 2006), and France (Paris 2007). Previous champions are Netherlands, Germany and France, the two-time defending champions.


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  • Rollersoccer World Cup 2008

    USA took the cup, beating Marseilles 3-2 in a dramatic overtime shootout at the Treasure Island. Trailing 1-0 at the half, the French team controlled the ball for most of the second period, tying the score in the first few minutes of the back half.

    US Wins World Roller Soccer Championship !

    After five years of defeats on penalties, the US finally wins the world roller soccer championship. US team captain "Zackdaddy" had to score twice on penalties to secure the top spot. His wife June organized the entire event and gave out the medals and the kisses--incentives to come back again next year.

    This was filmed on Treasure Island, between San Francisco and Oakland, California.