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Malaga city hall rules out playing football Copa de la Reina final behind closed doors

Malaga city hall rules out playing football Copa de la Reina final behind closed doors
/ Francis Silva
  • The first women's game ever to take place at La Rosaleda was scheduled for 31 May

Given the large number of sporting events which have had to be cancelled due to the pandemic, Malaga city hall councillor for Culture and Sport Noelia Losada this week told Cadena SER that the council will "try to make sure all of the events scheduled to take place in the city would still go ahead but on other dates".

The biggest question mark hangs over the football Copa de la Reina final, scheduled to take place at La Rosaleda on 31 May (the first women's game to take place there). "Everything is still up in the air," she said, but stressed the city hall's good relationship with Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales and that a change of date had been discussed.

However, one thing she was certain about was the council's stance that the game wouldn't go ahead behind closed doors: "We want people to come from all over Spain to see the players live and make their dreams come true."