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The National Government will invest 4 billion córdobas in the development of new sports infrastructures

The Government of Nicaragua, chaired by Commander Daniel and the Vice President, Compañera Rosario Murillo, will carry out a Sports Infrastructure Development Program, with an investment never before seen in the history of Nicaraguan sports.

In a period of 4 years and in several stages, 4 billion córdobas will be invested in the construction of sports infrastructure at the national level, which ratifies Nicaragua once again as the Capital of Central American Sports.

The Vice Minister of Sports, Architect Marlon Torres, explained that in the second phase of the program 5 large stadiums will be built in Masaya, León, Matagalpa, Estelí and Chinandega, investing around 2.5 billion cordobas.

The Sports Infrastructure Development Program as a whole includes the construction of 15 baseball stadiums, 13 soccer stadiums, 13 sports centers and 4 recreational centers, such as the Luis Alfonso Velásquez park.

The second phase begins in the first days of February, with the tender for the Masaya stadium, followed by the Matagalpa Sports Center, the León stadium and the Chinandega football stadium.

The Vice Minister and Advisor on sports matters for the Presidency explained that, "the first stage of the program began last year with the elaboration of architectural, structural, electrical, hydrosanitary, storm drainage designs and the preparation of base budgets, which are necessary works to initiate a tender ”.

Torres, informed that the resources for the investment of this program, has the participation and contribution of the municipalities, the Ministry of Finance, the National Lottery and the Sports Institute.

The Vice Mayor of Managua, Enrique Armas Rosales, said that these are important figures that come to expand the capacity of the sports infrastructure, in which fans and players should celebrate with joy.

“From the Mayor's Office of Managua, we celebrate all these investments that the Nicaraguan Institute of Sports will make, through the Sandinista government, which will serve as a framework for all these scenarios for the celebration of sporting events, these announcements confirm that Nicaragua continues to be the capital of Central American sports ”.

He also stressed that all new stadiums will be built with international standards, the new mega structures will have double the capacity, which guarantees that our country is a strong candidate for international events such as the Central American games, the basketball champions league and the Central American beach volleyball team at the end of the year.

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