The lieutenant of the Sociocultural area, Begoña Ortiz, the president of the Football Veterans Association, Paco Mora, and the representative of the Estepona Referees Association, Domingo Escarcena, today presented the I Juan Contreras Football-11 Memorial.
According to the municipal representative, the event will be held this Saturday, September 3, starting at 09:00, at the San Fernando football field. It is a day of coexistence that will be full of emotion, where tribute will be paid to Juan Contreras, who lost his life in a traffic accident, “a very dear person, not only in his profession but also for being a very important figure. important in Estepona football”.
For his part, Domingo Escarcena explained that this initiative has been promoted by the local Referees Association, with the collaboration of the City Council Sports Delegation and the Football Veterans Association, as well as a significant number of companies. He thanked all of them for their unconditional support and their contribution to this cause, thanks to which it has been possible to celebrate this “deserved tribute”
Likewise, Escarcena has announced that, in addition to the main objective of paying tribute to Juan Contreras, this event also pursues the recognition and recovery in Estepona of the 11-a-side Football League. To do this, as he specified on Saturday, there will be the participation of mythical teams that in their day were pillars of this league, such as Los Bucaneros, La Peña, Estepona Atlético A, Estepona Atlético Borgoroso and Atlético Andaluz, in some of the which Juan Contreras militated.
With regard to the competition, the president of the Association of Veterans Football, Paco Mora, explained that there will be a total of 6 teams, which will play a triangle. The development being the following:
09.00 hours: The Rock vs. The Buccaneers
10:00 a.m.: Estepona B vs Borgoroso
11:00 a.m.: La Pena vs Estepona A
12.00 noon: Estepona B vs Atletico Andaluza
1:00 p.m.: Buccaneers vs Estepona A
2:00 p.m.: Borgoroso vs Atletico Andaluz
5:00 p.m.: Semifinal 1 1st Group A-2nd Group B
6:15 p.m.: Semifinal 2 1st Group B-2nd Group A
7:30 p.m.: 3rd and 4th place: 3rd Group A-3rd Group B
8:30 p.m.: Final
Thanks to the collaboration of local companies, a Dart Soccer tournament will also be played, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.