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The first women's baseball league in Managua begins

With many emotions and expectations, more than 90 young girls will participate in the first women's baseball league, which began this weekend, in the Luis Alfonso Velásquez Flores park. The event is organized by the Mayor's Office of the Citizen Power of Managua, in coordination with the Alexis Argüello Sports Movement. The matches will be held for 3 months, as reported by the Municipality's Sports Director, colleague Noel González.

“Happy with the inauguration of this first league, there are 6 teams that will be participating, they are girls under 18 years of age, these efforts and these organizational ties with the Alexis Argüello Sports Movement are important, which allows us to create a seedbed for future teams nationals,” said González.

Paola Gutiérrez, National Coordinator of the Alexis Argüello Sports Movement, explained that one of the objectives of this tournament is to strengthen the ties of friendship and pay tribute to the peace that is experienced in Nicaragua.

"We are paying tribute to the month of April, the month of the Nicaraguan athlete, the month where we unite all our efforts to consolidate peace in Nicaragua, we know that these girls could represent us on the national team tomorrow, we have to dream big, We are sure that this will be the case, because we have a government that is committed to sports,” said Gutiérrez.

The matches will be held on the fields; Roberto Clemente, El Dorado, Villa Progreso, Hugo Chávez, San Judas and Américas I, only on Sundays so as not to affect the competitors' study times.

"With our municipal government we are moving forward, now it is giving space to the female gender, the girls want to have fun and they have to know how to take advantage of this opportunity, they have been preparing and the most important thing is that they have the support of their parents, something that is essential so that the girls can go far,” said classmate Angélica Ramírez, Coordinator of the Roberto Clemente Academy.

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