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A double celebration for Malaga football

Iván, captain of Atlético Malagueño, and Adriana place flowers before the image of Our Lady.
Iván, captain of Atlético Malagueño, and Adriana place flowers before the image of Our Lady. / F. SILVA
  • A traditional visit to place flowers before Our Lady by Malaga's promoted women's and reserve teams was followed by a reception at the City Hall

The Malaga women's team and the club's reserve team Atletico Malagueño, also promoted this season, celebrated together on Tuesday.

Their first stop was the parish church of Divina Pastora, where, as tradition dictates, they offered flowers to the image of Our Lady the Divine Shepherdess in order to show their gratitude for their respective promotions this season.

Later they were welcomed at the City Hall by the mayor, Francisco de la Torre, and other officials, including the president of the provincial government, Elías Bendodo.

Adriana, striker for Malaga women, said, “We are a team that has fought to be among the best, but above all we are a united and strong group.”

She thanked club president Sheikh Al-Thani and his daughter Hamyan for their support.