CAt the presentation ceremony this Friday, the charity meeting of “Solidarity Legends of basketball” organized by the Zaragoza Basket Foundation, Give and Go, Zaragoza Sports and the Aragonese Basketball Federation and that will take place next Saturday, December 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Príncipe Felipe pavilion. The price of the tickets will be 3 and 5 euros, and the collection of which will be in full for those damaged by the volcanic eruption on the island of La Palma. In addition, Atades will carry out a charity rake in which it will raise funds for its projects. In addition, a row 0, to collaborate through bank transfer: ES78 1491 0001 2030 0013 7649 or by Bizum: nº 01759.

Cristina García, Delegate Councilor for Sports of the Zaragoza City Council, opened the press conference stating that it will be “an entertaining game”, because “These types of initiatives, apart from having a great social impact in the city, have more value if they are carried out hand in hand with sport”. At the same time, Mónica Messa, President of Give & Go Social, He explained that it is “the most important event we have organized”, in reference to its organization, adding that “Zaragoza will be the capital of basketball Over40, which is a committed sport, and it will help the victims of the La Palma volcano “.

The vocation of solidarity has been impregnated in Zaragoza basketball for decades. The reason is enough to be here

Fernando Romay (Former basketball player)

Representing the Aragonese Basketball Federation, José Ángel Arcega has expressed that the FAB could not be out of an event of this magnitude, since “It is a pride that it is celebrated here and we will give all the collaboration that we can“, said.

In addition, Fernando Ramiro, patron of the Basket Zaragoza Foundation, has wanted to emphasize that “the collection of the party will go entirely to the volcanic area of ??La Palma “, in addition to announcing that the solidarity rake that the BZ Foundation will set up during that same weekend will have the objective of collecting for the benefit of ATADES.

Later, four legends like Quique Ruiz Paz, Fernando Romay, Fernando Arcega and Pep Cargol They have taken the turn to speak, reflecting their satisfaction and enthusiasm for the event. In the case of the former, also part of Give & Go Social, has confirmed that the event will be “a kind of Final 4, in a format in which you can help La Palma and, at the same time, compete”.

Romay, Epi and I won’t play, we’ll be clapping from the band

Fernando Arcega (Former basketball player)

In your case, Romay wanted to remember his times as a player and the beginning of the century, thus affirming that “The vocation of solidarity has been impregnated in Zaragoza basketball for decades. The reason is enough to be here. “Later, Fernando Arcega placeholder image has added a casual tone to his speech, confirming his presence at the event while adding that “Romay, Epi and I will not play, we will be clapping from the band. “

Finally, in a nice detail, Cargol wanted to have a small memory towards Féliz Gómez Gayán, a doctor closely linked to the history of Aragonese basketball who left us this week.

Two teams full of legends

The names of the participants have been revealed there: Matías Lescano, Diego Ciorciari, Renaldas Seibutis, Fran Vázquez, Carlos Cabezas and Jesús Cilla among other former rojillos from Basket Zaragoza, reinforced by other former CBZ players such as José Luis Maluenda or Paco ZapataEither shortly or in person, they will help the cause of a team led by Chuchi Carrera, Fernando and Pepe Arcega.

In front, Joe Arlauckas, Juán Corbalán, Ferrán Martínez, Erazem Lorbek, Pepón Artiles, Fernando Romay or “Juanito” Corbalán in white, while at FC Barcelona they will be Erazem Lorbek, Ferrán Martinez or Roger Esteller, and in the CB Canarias 1939 Salva Diez, Quique Ruiz Paz or the Zaragoza Alfredo Fabon.

At the presentation ceremony they were present on behalf of the House of the Canary Islands in Aragon your president Pedro Diez and his treasurer Luis Dorado, Félix Arrizagalaba, manager of Atades, in addition to Pedro Hernandez, sports director of Aragón TV.

Finally, several collaborating firms of this event have selflessly joined with this solidarity event of the Aragonese basketball: Hotel Zentral AVE, Hotel Silken Reino de Aragón, AragónTV, Autocares Hedíaz, AudioVideoRecord, Ismasa, Mercury and Fasga Social.