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Swamp soccer tournament takes place in forest in Russia

2019-06-24 16:20
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Cape Town - The Russian Swamp soccer cup took place in the forest approximately 60km from St. Petersburg in Russia on Saturday.

The game involves 13 players without any substitution restrictions.

Matches are played in two halves over 13 minutes.

The sport is said to come from Finland where it initially was used as an exercise activity for athletes and soldiers, since playing on soft bog is physically demanding.

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