International football tournament took place at TSMU

For two weeks in a row, on weekends (3-4 and 10-11 February 2018), an international football tournament took place at the sports complex of Ternopil State Medical University. Twelve student teams took part in the competition. The teams included student athletes from Iraq, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, India, Morocco, Cameroon, and Ukraine.

The competition for the main prize was intense, and as a result of it the BlackTeam, which included students from Ghana, took the first place. Egyptian-Iraq-Morocco team  placed second, while the team of Ukrainian students took bronze. The MVP cup was awarded to Ashraf Amasha.

Professor Petro Selskyi, dean of the International Students’ Faculty, presented the awards. Dr. Selskyi wished all participants successful training, professional growth and many new happy student life experiences. He emphasized the importance of being active in public and charitable activities as well as in sports. Such events help to develop friendships and find a common language for people from different cultures.

Deputy director of the Center for Academic Work and Cultural Development, associate professor Olena Pokryshko also greeted the participants, giving special thanks to the initiators of the tournament, Younes Hanafi and Arshbeer Sandhu.