Estepona has been chosen as the venue for the Champions League for amputees football

Mayor of EsteponaJose Maria Garcia Urbano It announced that the EAFF had chosen the city as the venue for the celebration Fourth Football Champions League for amputees.

The council member expressed his satisfaction with the fact that Estepona can host this important sporting event from November 10 to 12, the first time that it has been held in Spain.



“Estepona is a very sensitive city in terms of inclusion and with people who have a desire to excel, so we are ready to cooperate as much as possible to make this tournament a resounding success,” said the mayor, who noted the city’s ability to attract and host high-level competitions.

Likewise, it assessed the promotional impact of the amputee football champions league celebration on the city, as UEFA is one of the entities that is part of its organization.

Participants

Portsmouth Ampote FC (United Kingdom)

– Paris FC (France)

– Della (Georgia)

Sporting Amp FC (Italy)

Bohemians (Ireland)

– Wisla Krakow (Poland)

– Etimesgut Amputee Club (Türkiye)

  • Flamencos Ambutados (Spain), who will host and current Spanish champion.

On the other hand, the mayor stated that by conducting this competition, the Estepona City Council contributes to the promotion and visibility of this sport, which is one of the youngest sports in football. In this practice, two teams of seven soccer players, six outfield players, and a goalkeeper face each other on the pitch. Field players have lower extremity amputations, and goalkeepers have upper extremities. They all use crutches and play without prostheses.

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A few weeks ago, the Chancellor received the Secretary General of the Egyptian Federation of Ancient Egyptians. bogumila smallark, and the national soccer coach for amputees appointed by the Spanish Federation of Sports of Persons with Physical Disabilities (FEDDF) so that they can get acquainted with the city and the sports facilities in which the tournament will be held, and specifically, Athletics Stadium and Francisco Muñoz Pérez Stadium.

García Urbano thanked the organizers for their commitment to Estepona and recalled the progress made in recent years in the city to make it more accessible to all, as well as the various measures implemented for the labor, social and sporting integration of people with some kind of disability or functional diversity.

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