In a statement released this Tuesday, the Braga City Council made it clear that it intends to change the date of the match between Sp. Braga and Benfica, from the Football League, since December 30 the São Silvestre race is also held in the city of Minho.
«The municipality of Braga considers that the holding of two sporting events at the same time is likely to cause various obstacles in terms of movement in the city and harm it, which leads to a competitive logic that obliges citizens to choose one of the events and deprives them. yourself from participating in the other. SC Braga expressed its agreement with the municipality’s intention and showed full availability to change the date of the match to the previous day, which has not been shown to be feasible on the part of the Portuguese Professional Football League, ”according to the municipality.
The statement also clarified that the athletics event was scheduled for a year, and that last November, as soon as he learned of the exact date of the football match, contacts were made to change the date.
🇧🇷The Municipality of Braga regrets the restrictions that this situation will cause to all participants in the race and spectators of both events, ”concluding the statement.
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