the Algarve Open took over from the Albufeira
Fives / Premiership In...Portugal events in 2009
there had never been a home winner .... until
now! At the sixth attempt Stand Cristina broke
the deadlock and took victory. They defeated fellow
home team Water Boy in the Cup Final.
was double success for Portugal as they also picked
up a victory in the Plate competition. Water Boy
were unable to defend their Plate title after
promotion to the Cup and so it was 11 Esperancas
Faz Clube who took the vacant crown. They defeated
England's Far Out FC 1-0 in the Final.
personal honours of the day went to England as
Joe Bardwell claimed the top goalscorer prize
with 8 goals in 6 games. This was his second such
award after being crowned 2012 Berlin Fives top
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