Highest praise for adapted football teams
The Mayor of Santa Cruz, Patricia Hernández, along with sports councillor, Elena Mateo received with all honours the members of the adapted soccer teams Iberia Toscal, Dispacint and Hermano Pedro after their brilliant participation in the Championship from Spain FEDDI.
“They are the best example that when you like something there is no obstacle that comes in order to do so,” they said.
The Mayor also highlighted the Hermano Pedro women’s team became they are the first in history to play meetings against male teams, obtaining a victory, a draw and a defeat, in addition to Dispacint winning the silver medal and the Iberia Toscal the bronze.
In a formal atmosphere at the beginning and more relaxed at the end, the first mayor transferred to the athletes their congratulations “for making the name of Santa Cruz shine” before staying to chat for a long time with the attendees.
Elena Mateo reiterated “the commitment of this government team to make sport much more accessible”, also announcing that in the next budgets that a budget item has been contemplated to subsidise adapted sport .
When the act was over, several players asked the mayor and the councillor for sports for photographs to remember this act, since for many of them, this was the first time they had entered the Municipal Palace.