The winner of the 13th soccer tournament "Cup of Freedom" memory Gennady Karpenko was the team of the Belarusian Party of the Left "Just World". In the final match she beat the team of the "For Freedom" with a score of 3:1. Belarusian left are winners of the tournament the second year in a row.
BPF team in the match for third place with a 5-2 team beat the Belarusian Association of Journalists.
Following the tournament BAJ handed BPF traditional prize "pursue righteousness" — "for an honest and sincere football."
This year, the tournament took six teams: the United Civil Party, the Belarusian Left Party "Fair World", the BPF, the movement "For Freedom", the Belarusian Association of Journalists and the organizing committee of the party "Belarusian Christian Democracy". End debut in the tournament. On the football field came out well-known politicians: Anatoly Lebedko, Yaroslav Romanchuk, Ales Lahvinets, Yuri Milishkevich and others.
During the tournament four times the memory Karpenko holder became a major trophy team of journalists, the team won the tournament three times and UCP team BNF once — prefabricated foundation named after Karpenko and the Conservative Christian Party of the Belarusian Popular Front.
Tournament "Cup of Freedom" held since 1999. Prior to this, these events dated to the adoption of the Declaration on the sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus, and took an active part in them himself Gennady Karpenko. After the death of the policy tournament named after him.
In This year, of the death of Vice-Speaker of the Supreme Council, member of the National Academy of Sciences Professor Gennady Karpenko was 11 years old. He died on 6 April 1999 by 50-year life, a week after suffered a stroke. The sudden death of an opposition politician has caused a lot of issues that are before still remain unanswered, BelaPAN.