They launched the Women's Futsal World Championship
The World Cup trophy that the 16 teams will play for was displayed last Thursday.
The image shows the Social Management of Barrancabermeja, Yinedlay Fernandez.
The oil port which will host the second Women's Futsal World Championship from November 6 to 16 launched this week the official opening ceremony after the draw in Bogota.
The 16 most powerful teams in the world will thrill local fans, Colombians and the world. At the launching ceremony were present the President of the World Association of Futsal, Rolando Alarcon, the president of the Colombian Futsal Manuel Sanchez Aguirre, the delegate of COLDEPORTES, Carlos Ivan Bermeo, the president of the Santandereana Futsal League , Dionisio Arias, the director of Indersantander, Williams Garcia, the mayor of Barrancabermeja, Elkin Bueno Altahona, the commander of the police department of Magdalena Medio, Colonel Ramiro Lara Castrillón, the director of Inderba and world championship , Orlando Diaz Russo, the World Cup event operations coordinator, Dario Delgado Orozco, and secretary of the Municipality of Barrancabermeja.
"Futsal is a beautiful game, but it finds roadblocks that are taken with dedication, perseverance and passion," said the president of the World Futsal Association, Paraguayan leader Rolando Alarcón. Alarcon wished success to the Colombian Futsal Federation, the mayor and the director of the championship, according to him, Barrancabermeja will experience a great sporting event with the completion of World Cup. "Barrancabermeja builds trust and credibility and was easy to sell to the completion of the World Championship, so I am proud to be their sports ambassador," said the president of the Colombian Futsal Federation, Manuel Sanchez Aguirre.
For his part, the mayor of Barrancabermeja, Elkin Bueno Altahona, said that Barrancabermeja is a privileged city and the World Cup is a great opportunity to sell it to the world."
The World Championship mascot was presented, 'Pisinga' is a wild animal that lives in the Colombian territory.
The Women's Futsal World Championship counts on the patronage of the Municipality, Inderba, Ecopetrol and the government of Santander.
Group A: Colombia, Australia, Canada, Morocco.
Group B: Catalonia, Venezuela, Italy, Uruguay.
Group C: Russia, Paraguay, Brazil, Chinese Taipei.
Group D: Argentina, Czech Republic, United States, El Salvador