Arena Amazônia confirms Playoffs, Brasileirão and International Women's Football Tournament

Praised by athletes and leaders, the stadium in Manaus emerged as strong alternative to host matches of national championships.
11/08/2016 13h47 - Updated 12/08/2016 08h18
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With the end of the Amazon Arena's participation in the Olympic Football Tournament, ended with record attendance, Amazonas Government back the work for the next sporting and artistic events confirmed at the stadium until the end of the year. On the agenda, the clash between Brazil and Colombia for the qualifiers of the World Cup 2018, the classic Flamengo and Fluminense, the Brazilian Championship, and an International Football Tournament, with the participation of the Brazilian.

Praised by athletes and leaders, the stadium in Manaus emerged as strong alternative for conducting games of the national championships because of the quality of the structure and the large presence of public. It was games in the Amazon Arena that Brazilian football has achieved some of the records manning the season 2016. The match between Vasco x Flamengo had over 44 thousand fans. "The record of the Carioca Championship is ours and the women's football attendance record also. We are guideposts to receive any type of event ", says State Secretary of Youth, Sports and leisure, Fabricio Lima.

The strong presence of the Amazons to honor the games is a major asset when it comes to dialogue with sports officials, but it does not make funding work less strenuous games. second Lima, the main negotiations are going to receive the Brasileirão games 2016. Flamengo and Fluminense are confirmed and take the field in the Amazon Arena on 12 of October. Before that, another game is being closed, between Palmeiras and Fluminense, scheduled for September.

Growth in the event flow ensures the financial sustainability of the Amazon Arena, says the owner of Sejel. With the calendar of events confirmed by December, the expectation is that the state government collects R $ 2,5 millions. The determination of the Governor Jose Melo is that the stadium is multifunctional. That is why, besides football, concerts and other events are also on the radar capture Sejel.

"I'm making contact with companies working with international tours and checking the possibility of including the Amazon Arena this route shows. another novelty, Declaring firsthand, is that received contact Edmilson, responsible for camping Barcelona, and they want to discover talents here in Manaus ", he stressed Lima.

After the match between the Brazilian National Team Women, on Tuesday, 9 of August, the Olympics, the Amazonas government said negotiations to get an international football tournament with the team, in December. national team coach, Vadão, praised the Arena da Amazonia, the structure of Manaus and showed the satisfaction of the team to play in the city during press conference, so it landed in Manaus.

"When he left the table games and fell Manaus in the third game, I found important for women's football come play here because the response of the Championship was the best public ", said Vadão, citing the public record achieved during the National League Sub 20, When 17,3 thousand people watched the match between Iranduba and Adeco-SP.

"We broke a paradigm, we were the first arena in Brazil to open doors for women's football. The first time a team played in a World Cup arena. This is enabling us and showing people how the people of the Amazon values ​​women's football, local and national. The numbers speak for themselves ", said Fabricio Lima.

Dates of upcoming games
The next game scheduled for the Amazon Arena will be between Rio Negro and National, by Amazonense Championship, not next day 24 of August. no day 6 of September, Brazil and Colombia face off the qualifiers for the World Cup. In sequence, no dia 12 of October, It will be the turn of Flamengo and Fluminense.

In December, four teams play an International Football Tournament. In other areas, the Sejel has confirmed to the stadium one Electronic Music Festival, no dia 11 of September, and a gastronomic event, in the days 17 e 18.

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