The Mayor's Office of Managua, in coordination with 7 collective transport cooperatives in the capital, inaugurated the first Comandante William Ramírez softball league "In Memorian", with the aim of promoting sports and healthy recreation.
This league will be held every Sunday, from 9 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon for 3 months, all the teams will play 2 games and the games will be in three different venues, one of which will be at the Roberto Clemente stadium in the Luis Alfonso park and the other two venues will be in baseball fields on the north highway.
For three months, these urban transport workers will give their best in this tournament dedicated to Commander William Ramírez, who was a great promoter of Nicaraguan sports. In this tournament, 7 teams with 25 players each will participate.
The Vice Mayor of Managua, Enrique Armas, was in charge of inaugurating the league in which the cooperatives participate: 21 de Enero, Camilo Ortega, Omar Vaca, Colón, Nueva Nicaragua, Ricardo Morales and Parrales Vallejos.
“The teams have been organized under the coordination of the Mayor's Office of Managua to carry out this beautiful tournament. They are people who work hard all week and who deserve a pleasant and fraternal recreation and that is why the Mayor's Office has made this stadium available and in field number 1 and 2 of computations on the north highway, they have authorized 25 players per team, in addition to their respective coaching staff. The seven teams will play a doubleheader every Sunday."
For his part, Danilo Hurtado, president of the Colón cooperative, thanked the municipality and the central government for their support in promoting sports.
“We have to thank God infinitely for allowing us to be here. It is the first time that this type of event is organized where only transport cooperatives participate. This idea has been maturing for a long time. We all know that the Comandante Daniel and Compañera Rosario support sports throughout Nicaragua and in this case they support the cooperatives that provide service on the Managua routes.”