Croatia will host their 11th Cadet European Judo Cup this weekend from 12 – 13 of March. 611 athletes will fight in Zagreb on four mats and for sure it will not be an easy job for these youngsters especially in the category U66kg, as the number of athletes is 72.
The Vice-President of the Croatian Judo Federation Mr. Dean Bogic welcomed all the coaches in Zagreb. “This is our 11 tournament for Cadets in Zagreb, from year to year we are trying hard to make it from year to year better and better.” – VP Bogic started.
“If something goes wrong please don’t speak about it, tell it to us directly, but if something good happens please speak to everybody” – Dean Bogic concluded welcome speech with a joke.
Croatia is highly trying to maintenance the level of the tournament, especially as their biggest star today, Barbara Matic was raised at the European Cup for Cadets in Zagreb.