This season is the 20th anniversary season of Mission Superliga Odense. Anniversary seasons and games often goes wrong but according to the results of week 1 Odense goes against the sad traditions as they have done more than well so far. Actually Odense had the perfect week.
Monday night Odense returned to HTUM Challenge Trophy with strong performance and a 1:0 win against the Germans from FC iSoccer. Juan Manuel Soto was the lone goalscorer of the game. His goal came after a right side attack in the 13th minute. Odense has been drawn in the a strong group. Besides the Germans Odense has to face Bellevue Barrage and SK Brann to go trough to the knockout stages. The victory in game one was very important. Tonight we will play game two. When we meet our strong Norwegian brothers from Brann. SK Brann has some comments about the upcoming match. Read it here
Wednesday afternoon Odense played in the first round of the Danish Cup. The opponent was Hertha BSC Berlin – An opponent who could mean trouble for coach Bosnjak’s boys. Luckily the Bosnian Golden League legend found the right tactic. A strong defense and some SE optimizing was the prescription to victory and when Juan Manuel Soto toke advantage of a penalty in the 113th minute of the game. Odense was trough to the next round because Berlin only had 2 chances in 120. Mission completed – The tactic was perfect! In the second round Odense will play against Team Koldefusser.
Friday evening Odense goalkeeper Paolo ‘Goldenboy’ Baggio was chosen to defend the honor of the tartan army as he represented Scotland NT in their 3:1 win against Kuwait. It was Goldenboy’s 5th appearance for the national team and his international game record is now on 33. “I am proud to be a part of the team and will do the best i can every time i play for my country. When the coach call i will show him. He can count on me”.
Odense started their campaign in VI.916 with a home game against the weakest team in the league and they did not disappoint at MS Park Sunday afternoon. Karl-Uwe Ebertz scored a hattrick and Eusébio da Rosa scored twice in the 11:0 demolish of Wineleaf inc. Odense lead VI916 after the first game. The unpredictable Red’n’Panda is number 2. While Mission Superliga rivals Revolution Kickers complete top 3. Odense will face Søndervig Beach Boys next Sunday. The team from mid Jutland surprised last seasons league winner A.N.K Sønderjylland with a 1:1 result in South Jutland.