The Mayor's Office of Managua and UPOLI University joined forces this Saturday, November 28, to hold the first university beach volleyball tournament "Carlos Fonseca Amador" on the courts of Paseo Xolotlán. This is the third sports meeting that is organized in coordination with both institutions.
The Secretary of the Capital Council, Jennifer Porras highlighted the importance of these tournaments, which allow to capture the future promises of the sport, prior to the Central American Games of 2021.
“5 universities and our academy participate in this tournament. Promoting sport in all its disciplines is one of the priorities of our government and of all municipalities, organizing tournaments and championships will allow us to capture the new promises of sport since in 2021, it will be the Central American games ", said the official .
Adolfo Rosales, coach and Sports Director of UPOLI, stressed that the union of both institutions has managed to awaken the practice of university sports that had been inactive for three years.
“We are promoting sport and of course, it is very important; Universities develop the integral part, that is, we give them education in the classrooms, but we also give them leisure and recreation and that is very important, in higher education, these types of jobs are great, because the sports work in universities ”, expressed Rosales.
Noel González, Director of Sports, explained that sports competition opens up new spaces and opportunities for youth.
“There are about 12 couples that will be participating in female and 16 in male. This is done in order to open healthy recreation spaces for all young people, the academy of the mayor's office practices in the fields of Paseo Xolotlán, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 4:00 to 6:00 in the afternoon , where the inscriptions are totally free and are open for all those who want to come to train and enjoy these facilities ”.
The universities UPOLI, UAM, UNA, UNI and UNAM participated in this sporting event.[vc_images_carousel images=”35780,35794,35795,35796,35797,35798,35781,35782,35783,35784,35785,35786,35787,35788,35789,35790,35791,35792,35793″ img_size=”large”]