Publish Date: 26.05.2015

Category: News from the University

On Monday, 25 May 2015, the third football match between the University of Maribor and the University of Ljubljana took place at Arena Petrol Celje stadium. It was played as part of the University of Maribor’s 40th anniversary. At the start of the match, the athletes were welcomed by prof. dr. Igor Tičar, rector of the University of Maribor, prof. dr. Ivan Svetlik, rector of the University of Ljubljana and the mayor of the Municipality of Celje, Bojan Šrot. 

Football players of the University of Ljubljana won 3:1. Such a convincing win is a first in the history of matches between the two universities. The students of the University of Ljubljana were already leading the match by one goal after the first half. Students from Maribor equalised the score with a penalty kick in the middle of the second half; the last two goals by the Ljubljana players followed in the 78th and 82nd minute. The team manager of the University of Ljubljana team, Boštjan Kreft, gave an opportunity to play to all eighteen players. After the match, the rector of the University of Maribor awarded the winners a temporary cup. 

Our sincere congratulations to the football players who represented the University of Ljubljana. 

Photos by Martin Rigler.