International commitments see Julen Lopetegui calling on Isco and Camacho for Spain in the under-21’s European Championships. Roque Santa Cruz has been called up to play for Paraguay in their 2014 World Cup qualifier against Chile, and Fabrice Olinga will be part of Cameroon’s team in the friendly against Ukraine on 2nd June.
The Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), ‘Professional Football League’ and Aficiones Unidas, ‘United Fans’ have recognised the fans’, ‘peñas’ and Málaga Club de Fútbol ‘Peñas’ Federation, for their unconditional support, tolerance and fair play over the season, and awarded them with the ‘Player Nº 12’ accolade.
Coach Manuel Pellegrini confirmed to the media today he will be leaving Málaga Club de Fútbol at the end of this season. The Chilean-born manager, who reached an agreement with the Martiricos Club to surrender his contract, despite having two years left, stated his reason for departure was due to “sporting reasons.”
The Málaga Club de Fútbol coach was presented with the Golden Shield this morning by the President of the ‘Diputación’, Elías Bendodo, in recognition of his sporting career with Málaga CF.
Málaga Club de Fútbol fans are once again drumming up support for the team on social networking sites, with the ‘ponte la blanquiazul’ trend, encouraging everyone to wear blue and white during the last home match of the season at La Rosaleda on Sunday.
The final BBVA League match schedule of the 2012/13 season has been announced. All games will take place on Saturday 1st June at 9 p.m. Final times will however be confirmed after the 37th BBVA League matches this coming weekend.
The Blue and Whites have reached an agreement with Aston Villa to hold the presentation match in Birmingham at the Villa Park Stadium, on Saturday 10th August at 3 p.m. (local time). This match against Villa is the first confirmed game of Málaga Club de Fútbol’s 2013/14 pre-season. Málaga CF’s definitive schedule of stadiums and matches in 2013/14 will be announced shortly.
Málaga CF’s Weligton, Camacho, Jesús Gámez and Kameni were interviewed by MCF TV in the mixed zone following the match against Sevilla FC.