Governor ensures that Amazon Arena is ready for new football tournaments

Melo reaffirmed the commitment to transform the arena into a multipurpose stadium.
25/04/2016 07h16 - Updated 25/04/2016 07h16
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With a record audience 44.419 thousand people in the game of the semifinal between Vasco x Flamengo the Campeonato Carioca, in the Amazon Arena, Governor Jose Melo reaffirmed the commitment to transform the arena into a multipurpose stadium,performing sporting and cultural events to generate resources that will be invested in sport. With the success of the match held on Sunday, 24 of April, the governor also pointed out that the Amazon Arena is ready for the Olympic Tournament games and other Football matches that should be promoted on site.

"We want an Arena that income resources to justify the volume of investments that our government made its construction (Arena), because with this structure can promote various socio-cultural and festive activities, thus bringing the massive participation of our people and of visitors to our state ", said the governor, who was accompanying the First Lady, Fabiana Gomes de Oliveira, the sporting event.

The Governor also pointed out that, with the implementation of new Environmental Economic Matrix in the State, the intention is to enter the Arena in the circuit world games because of the prestige that Amazon is on the international scene. "With the new economic matrix we are building with environmentalists and representatives of countries, we can put the Amazon Arena on a schedule to receive important games of world championships, because of our Amazon be a world showcase ".

Stage of important Olympic Tournament games Soccer, Arena Amazonia will receive in the days 4, 7 e 9 August departures eight Olympic teams of male and female. In view of this, the Government Jose Melo said that the city is prepared to make the games that should strengthen the local economy.

"More than ever we see that our stadium is ready for the Olympic Games and other soccer matches that are happening in our city. With this huge audience that had assembled and security framework, there is no doubt that we will hold a great Olympic event. Much important thing to happen in our city which has won this prestigious and world, certainly, It should strengthen our economy with the Olympic Games so important to our state. This was another game that tested our structure for large events, like the Olympics ", he stressed.

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