Nerja, August 13, 2019.-
The covered pavilion of the Sports City Enrique López Cuenca de Nerja will host, on September 7, the final match of the Costa del Sol International Basketball Tournament, which will face Unicaja and Real Madrid, as reported by the president of the Provincial Council from Malaga at the presentation ceremony and attended by the Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo.
This is the ninth edition of this tournament organized by the Diputación de Málaga, and the second time it is held in Nerja, after a match was played in 2014, precisely with the same contestants. On this occasion, Torrox and Frigiliana will host the first two meetings, which will be the St. Petersburg Zenit, which is added as a guest team to the list of great clubs that have already gone through this tournament.
José Alberto Armijo recalls that this occasion was ?historical, since it was the first time that a sporting event of these characteristics was played in Nerja? and he regrets that he has not had continuity in these past years. "We are going to continue betting on the organization of events that not only mean that Nerjeños and Nerjeñas can enjoy a great sporting show in our municipality, but also have a great media impact."
Together with the president of the Diputación and the mayor of Nerja, the vice president of the entity and deputy of Sports, Juan Carlos Maldonado, the mayor of Frigiliana, Alejandro Herrero; the Councilor for Sports of Torrox, José Manuel Fernández Nieto; the president of Unicaja Basketball, Eduardo García; the sports director of Real Madrid Basketball, Alberto Herreros, and the delegate in Malaga of the Andalusian Basketball Federation, Ricardo Bandrés.
The match will start at 8 pm and tickets can be purchased at a price of 8 euros, so it is expected to repeat the full that occurred in the game five years ago.