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octagonal de fútbol

English translation: 8-Team Football Tournament

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Spanish term or phrase:octagonal de fútbol
English translation:8-Team Football Tournament
Entered by: skport
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13:07 May 14, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / football
Spanish term or phrase: octagonal de fútbol
The text is from Chile.

"Se realizo el primer octagonal de fútbol coronándose campeón el Liceo XXX"

Is there a specific term for this kind of championship in English?

many thanks in advance.
skport
Brazil
Local time: 00:34
8 team tournament
Explanation:
Two fields, 8-team tournament 4 fields, 16-team tournament. 120 cones ...
qualifying round based on the winners in pool play in an 8 team tournament. ...
texasfootball.com/01high_0309.html - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

Rally Scoring and Tournaments
... Based on the pool results the teams would be seeded into brackets in an 8-team
tournament that would follow. In this venue, each team would play six ...
www.ohiohsvb.com/ VB_G_Rally%20Scoring%20and%20Tournaments.htm - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

::: Tours and Tournaments EPRU ::: Tournament Schedule
... phone: 215-860-8778, 8 team tournament co-hosted by U Penn Men's RFC and ...
phone: 610-213-5699, 8 team tournament at Bishop Shanahan's home field, ...
epru.org/tours/schedule.php
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bigedsenior
Local time: 20:34
Grading comment
thanks for your help, and thanks to everyone who commented! Added the word 'football' into the glossary entry to make it totally clear, and also as other sports are mentioned later in the text. Best wishes!
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octagonal de fútbol
8 team tournament


Explanation:
Two fields, 8-team tournament 4 fields, 16-team tournament. 120 cones ...
qualifying round based on the winners in pool play in an 8 team tournament. ...
texasfootball.com/01high_0309.html - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

Rally Scoring and Tournaments
... Based on the pool results the teams would be seeded into brackets in an 8-team
tournament that would follow. In this venue, each team would play six ...
www.ohiohsvb.com/ VB_G_Rally%20Scoring%20and%20Tournaments.htm - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

::: Tours and Tournaments EPRU ::: Tournament Schedule
... phone: 215-860-8778, 8 team tournament co-hosted by U Penn Men's RFC and ...
phone: 610-213-5699, 8 team tournament at Bishop Shanahan's home field, ...
epru.org/tours/schedule.php


bigedsenior
Local time: 20:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
thanks for your help, and thanks to everyone who commented! Added the word 'football' into the glossary entry to make it totally clear, and also as other sports are mentioned later in the text. Best wishes!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  carhutch
13 mins
  -> thanks, carhutch

agree  Giovanni Rengifo: Yes, but don´t forget the hyphen after "8-"
51 mins
  -> thanks, Giovanni

agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
2 hrs
  -> thanks, gaby

agree  Joaquim Siles-Borràs: antes lo puse en espanol ...descuido el mio. Estoy de acuerdo con tu sugerencia 100%
4 hrs
  -> gracias, Joaquim

agree  Gabriela Mejías: And also that it's OCTOGONAL in Spanish... Have a nice Sunday!!
12 hrs
  -> thanks, Gabriela, the same to you.

agree  David Hasting
22 hrs
  -> thanks, David
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