As host of the Euro Winners Cup 2017, Nazaré made a good impression on those involved in the competition, including players, families and the organization Beach Soccer Worldwide, which understands that this is the perfect place to host the next competitions. The geographical proximity of Nazaré to Sanxenxo was also taken into account.
Competitions will take place over the weekend of July 7 and 9. The Women’s Beach Soccer Cup, which will have eight teams involved, has been changed to this weekend allowing Nazaré to receive, in a single weekend, the 8 best men’s and women’s selections of European beach football.
Ukraine, now holders of the title, Spain, Poland and Greece, form Group One, while Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France form Group Two. The selections that will participate in the women’s cup will be confirmed later.
Gabino Renales, deputy vice president of Beach Soccer Worldwide, stated that “Nazaré has already demonstrated its capacity as a place of excellence to host these events, offering everything an elite competition needs. The Municipality has been extremely helpful, we are very pleased that we have made this decision. ”
Walter Chicharro, mayor of Nazaré, was also very pleased to receive another international event: Nazaré, the nursery of beach soccer in the country, is passionate about this sport. It is a source of great pride for us to have the opportunity to host another major beach football event this year. As we have proven, and we continue to demonstrate it with the Euro Winners Cup, we are available and ready to become one of the world’s beach soccer centers. ”
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