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ARF says goodbye to the Norwegian Cup

The participation of the boys from Alunorte Rain Forest, from Barcarena, at the Norwegian Cup in Oslo ended with tears. The boys from Pará, Brazil's representatives in the competition, were defeated 2-1 by Vålerenga. As the phase was knockout, the team ended up eliminated from the competition.

The game was well played, the team from Pará faced the base category of one of the most important professional teams in Norway. Even so, Barcarena's team didn’t wane and worked very well. In the first half, ARF & nbsp; had some good chances to score. The opponent held on to the defense and had difficulty reaching the attack. In the first half, there wasn’t even a shot of danger.

In the second half of the game the Norwegian team hit the field, found space from the side and started to pressure the opponent's defense. In twelve minutes he scored two goals. At 20, Alunorte Rain Forest showed a reaction, with the goal of Kelson. To take the match to overtime, it was still necessary to score another goal, but the people from Pará failed to score. Final Vålerenga 2 to 1 Alunorte Rain Forest.

“There is no reason to cry. Our team played very well, the team was well organized and working well. Now, we had some small mistakes that hindered us and the opponent played well, hit the goals and deserved the victory ”, commented coach Alberto Müller.

The Cup ends next Saturday and the ARF team leaves its mark on friendliness, high spirits and a legion of conquered fans.

The program in Norway continues, the team will have a sequence of tours and cultural visits until the return to Brazil, on Monday. "We are very proud of their participation, they have drawn attention for the cordiality and respect they go through, in addition to the joy, so they already have a large number of fans here in Norway", said Elena Brito, head of the delegation. & Nbsp; very well the shirt of our team. We told them that this would be a life experience and defeat is part of the learning that they will take forever, "he added.

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