With the song "I will walk in the Presence of the Lord" the religious act began for the eternal rest of the Three-time World Boxing Champion, Alexis Argüello Bohórquez (RIP), who this coming July 1 will celebrate the thirteenth anniversary of his transit to immortality.
The Response officiated by Father Toñito Castro was attended by the Mayor Reyna Rueda Alvarado, the Deputy Mayor Enrique Armas Rosales, the Secretary of the Council of Managua, Jennifer Porras López, Karla Rizo (Argüello's widow), accompanied by her youngest son, councilors and guests. special, who followed the celebration on the morning of this Thursday, June 30 in the chapel of the Jardines del Recuerdo cemetery, located in the municipality of Ticuantepe, placed floral offerings where his remains rest.
Once again, the Municipality reaffirmed the commitment of the Mayor of the Town, an extraordinary human being, humble, with a noble heart who was characterized by loving his people, promoting sports and taking it to children and youth who are the future of the country. , his legacy is kept alive in each work and social program for the benefit of those most in need.
“Remembering his physical departure, nothing more, because he lives in our minds, in our hearts, in all the projects that we inaugurate daily, he was part of the first planning thinking about the restitution of the right of young people, to have spaces of recreation and leisure, but above all to the youth who practice the different sports disciplines, Alexis Argüello is an inspiration”, added the mayor of the capital.
His widow Karla Rizo stated that the Good Government of Comandante Daniel and Compañera Rosario Murillo continues to fulfill the desires of Flaco Explosivo with the promotion of sports, "getting the country forward, through sports, so that young people will get away from vices and they will practice sports activities, for us as a family Alexis is a source of pride, because he is recognized throughout the world”.
For his part, Vice Mayor Enrique Armas reiterated that the Knight of the Ring remains alive, "Alexis left, but he did not leave, because the world continues to talk about his fights and in Managua and all of Nicaragua we continue to remember him as Vice Mayor, first, then as Mayor and the neighborhoods remember him for how he helped the residents, his support for sports, that thanks to Alexis Argüello the champions we have today emerged.