Málaga CF’s Veterans are in Porto today for the Fertiberia League match against FC Porto. As both teams have already qualified for the play-offs, this match is particularly special, mirroring the UEFA Champions League last-16 clash between these two clubs.
Following a draw against Granada CF in the final, the ‘Malaguistas’ won by 5-4 on penalties to become champions of the 2013 Ibercup in Albufeira (Portugal).
The ‘Malaguista’ Veterans will participate in the 2013 Ibercup from 25th to 28th April in Albufeira (Portugal), an international competition formed of Spanish, Portuguese and Italian teams. A total of 10 sides will be divided into two groups in which they will play one on one in a tournament system.
Málaga CF’s Veterans have reached the quarter-finals of the Fertiberia Indoor Football League, after they defeated Deportivo de la Coruña last Friday by 8-12. They’re now in joint second place with six points. The ‘Malaguistas’ have just one match left in the group stage, against FC Porto who are currently in first place, and who have won the two matches they’ve played so far.
The Association of ex-Málaga players achieved two important victories last weekend. The Blue and Whites defeated Real Valladolid in Álora on Friday, in the ‘Fertiberia’ Indoor Football League (6-5); and on Sunday they were victorious against Atlético Benamiel (2-1) meaning they are Group C champions in the ‘Liga de Veteranos del Sur’, with a place in the final stage guaranteed, with a match in hand.
The Málaga Club de Fútbol Veterans face their second match in the ‘Fertiberia’ Indoor Football League in Álora this Friday 8th March at 8 p.m. Following their defeat by 9-4 in the first match of the competition in Vigo, the Blue and Whites are determined for victory in front of their fans by defeating the Real Valladolid veterans. The match is taking place at the Antonio Hernando municipal sports centre tonight. Teams competing in this group include Málaga CF, FC Porto, Deportivo de la Coruña, Celta de Vigo and Valladolid.
Club Adviser, Antonio Fernández Benítez, welcomed colleagues, veterans and family members of Américo Canas Martínez at La Rosaleda, who defended the ‘Malaguista’ goal for 12 years.
Málaga Club de Fútbol’s Veterans begin the indoor football ‘Liga Fertiberia’ on 8th March at 8 p.m. against Real Valladolid at the Antonio Henares sports centre in Álora. ‘Malaguista’ fans can again enjoy seeing Iznata, Valcarce, Salva Ballesta and Pepe Salguero in action wearing the Blue and Whites’ shirt. Málaga CF is the only Andalucían team represented in this competition, with veterans from other clubs in the BBVA League taking part, including Atlético de Madrid, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Valencia CF.