Amazon Arena is delivered to the Rio Committee 2016

The stadium will host football tournaments games, male and female.
28/06/2016 08h34 - Updated 28/06/2016 10h33
Mauro Neto / Sejel

With the legacy of opportunities for local football, the most important stage of Northern Brazil, the Arena da Amazonia, It was delivered to the Rio Olympic Committee 2016 on Monday, day 27. Now, the stadium will enter in preparation for receiving the games of football tournaments, male and female, Rio Olympics 2016.

After four months being administered by the new management of the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel), the stadium has accumulated important numbers. Were 17 games played since February, between friendly, official games and basic categories. Amid so many games, the Amazon Arena received 163,111 thousand fans who saw 58 times the net balance.

"We have much to celebrate. We did the Arena home to the Amazon football, as it should be. We had the girls doing cute Iranduba, both in the second phase of the women's national championship, as now in the league U-20 where they took over 17 thousand at Arena. Also latest, no last Saturday, the Under-20 team was the first Fast Arena Junior champion. Now is the time to go after harder and more achievements for us, for our football ", said the Secretary of Youth, Sports and leisure, Fabricio Lima, recalling the games will be held at the stadium, after the Olympics.

"We will have a Brazilian team, now with Tite technician who is motivated to change the face of our selection, we Brasileiro games and also games of women's teams at the end of the year. Our Arena will keep getting the big games "warned.

According to the ballpark manager, During Thiago, the stadium is being delivered in compliance with all the charges requested by the committee.

"Everything that was done was combined. Now the committee begins preparing all part of infrastructure and equipment maintenance fixes and all Arena signaling part. We must have the Arena back from the day 15 of August", During declared.

Arena attendance records

For the first time in history Arena, a semifinal Carioca championship was held in Manaus. no day 24 of April, the World Cup stadium received Rossoneri and vascaínos that together formed 44.419 fans and broke the record of Arena, before belonged to Honduras vs. Switzerland that received 40.322 People in the World 2014.

On the last day 24 of June, was the time of Iranduba girls take to the stage 17.322 people who were checking the end of the First League U-20 Women's Soccer. The decision in the Amazon Arena was against Adeco-SP and joined the history of Brazilian football, since the registered public beat the national record of spectators in a club competition, overcoming 12.300 de Saad X Cresspom, in 2007.

Fast makes history

no day 25 of June, Fast Club was consecrated as the first champion of the Amazon grassroots football in the Amazon Arena and wrote his name on the stadium lawn that will host the Olympics. Owner of the best competition campaign, the Steamroller won second title Amazonense Junior Championship by winning 4 a 1 or Penarol.

Towards the end of the State, It was prepared a beautiful party, inspired by the great Brazilian competitions, entitled stylized trophy, sky paper, awards porticos and customized medals.

"We made a point of preparing a grand finale, He deserved surely the Arena da Amazonia. This demonstrates to the players and the entire technical team their importance to the local football. It is a way to value them and give the fans a special moment ", said the Secretary.

Arena after Olympics

After the Olympics, Amazon Arena of the activity schedule is busy. On the agenda, It is expected the match between Brazil vs Colombia, no dia 6 of September, valid for the qualifiers of the World Cup. no day 12 of October, the stadium will be Fluminense and Flamengo stage. In the same month the children, also it is expected to launch the Olympic Museum and guided tours.

In the days 07, 11, 14 e 18 from December, Arena will receive the 1st Cup International Football Case Female, for the first time will be held in Manaus and in the North, bringing together Brazil's national team and three other nations, determined.

Living up to the title that receives as multipurpose, the Arena da Amazonia, according to Thiago manager During, It is still negotiating to receive three shows and some business events in their sectors.

"We still have much good to advertise, by God's will, and increasingly our people will attend this stadium, which has football as protagonist, but it will also give joy to other events ", During she said.

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