Benidorm Handball runner-up of the XXV Copa S.M. The Handball King after falling in the final against the favorite FC Barcelona (40-25)
Benidorm returned to make history in the national sport this weekend in Copa S.M. The King of Handball after being able to play the final in the Magic Box of Madrid against the almighty FC Barcelona, and fall worthily defeated by 40-25.
After the triumphs in the quarterfinals against Bidasoa Irún (26-29) and Liberbank Cuenca (28-27) in the semifinals, the team trained by Fernando Latorre won the direct ticket to play next season the EHF Cup, European competition in which it will participate for the first time in its history.
The mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, the Councilor for Sports, Mariló Cebreros and several members of the government team, were wrapping up the team from the stands, accompanying a large group of fans who did not want to miss the feat achieved.
Toni Pérez stressed, after participating in the delivery of medals with the president of the Spanish Handball Federation, Francisco V. Blázquez. "Benidorm has made history in sport." He congratulated Benidorm Handball Club, its president Javier Abínzano and its board of directors, to the entire coaching staff, headed by Fernando Latorre, and of course to the team that has played three complicated games in 72 hours, reaching the final, and have made it possible that next season the name of Benidorm travels throughout Europe, Something historic for our city.
Next Friday, March 13, the mayor will receive the entire team in the City Council to recognize this sporting success, prior to the meeting he will play next Saturday at 7:00 pm in Valladolid before Recoleta At.Valladolid, belonging to the 20th. Asobal League Day.