May 13 was the day of the finals of the football competition for the Financial Institutions Cup “Ernst and Young”. The finalists were the teams of United Bulgarian Bank and Forem Consulting and the teams of Aliance Holding and bTV competed for third place.
UBB won the title after penalties. Forem Consulting were second and Aliance Holding won the third prize match.
The hosts from Ernst and Young gave out special fair play prizes. Ruslan Vasilev from UBB won the prize for most efficient player and Vanyo Stoyanov from the same team was proclaimed best striker. The fair play prize was awarded to the team of Form Consulting.
An award ceremony was held after the finals were over to which guests from the banks and financial institutions were invited. The managing partner in Ernst and Young Bulgaria Mr. Panos Papazoglu thanked all participants and wished successful partnership in both spot and business.
The competition was organized by the Bulgarian Football Union. It is held for a second year in a row and has attracted a lot of interest. This year 24 teams representing leading banks, insurance companies, consultant firms and investment intermediaries took part.
It seems that the competition is establishing a tradition in the financial circles of the country.