Los Boliches is preparing to host the seventh international inline hockey tournament this weekend in the Santa Fe rink in Fuengirola. This tournament has become one of the most important in southern Spain and is held in Fuengirola due to its climate, hotels, restaurants and easy access.
Many international teams have graced the tournament, with previous winners including TWA Turku, who have won twice, and reigning champions Pahalampi, both from Finland. Göteborg City from Sweden, Sevilla Dragons and hosts Fuengirola Lions have also won previous editions.
This year's tournament will feature two teams from the UK, The Others and London Battersea Cougars, two teams from Finland, Kattotutkat and defending champions Pahalampi, a team from Granada, Búhos, and a team from north Africa, Ceuta. Hosts Fuengirola Lions will put forward two teams, Barona Lions IHF and Fuengirola Lions.
The event starts on Saturday at 10am at the Santa Fe rink and is free to enter, with games running until 8pm. The tournament continues on Sunday, starting at 12am.