The Mayor of Totana, Isabel Maria Sanchez, will present a motion to the next full regular April for the Ciudad Deportiva "Espuña" Totana be renamed in the future "Valverde Queen" in tribute to the late Councillor for Sports Over the past eight years, Jose Antonio Valverde Queen, and true driver of the sports infrastructure, who died a month ago.
The councilor recalled that in Totana, it is customary to call our best spaces and public places or facilities with the proper name of people who have excelled in their careers both human and professional or public.
Explain that in the field of sport totanero are also many examples exist for years and by consensus, as the Municipal Sports Pavilion "Manolo Ibáñez," the football field, "Bernardo Canovas," the soccer fields Miguel Porlán "Chendo" municipal football stadium "Juan Cayuela," among others.
The mayor explained that, as Councillor for Sports, sports participation totanero reached heights previously unknown to both sports clubs and users in their own Department of Sports, and notes that doubled the number of clubs from the existing twenty in 2003 to nearly fifty people today.
In the motion, it is stated that during his two terms politicians encouraged sports programs, activities organized by the Department ofertándose new sports also increased, creating and recovering Totana flagship sports schools, new sporting events were held and there was a dramatic increase in the number and quality of sports facilities.
Although there were numerous sports facilities were improved and new ones were built.
He explained that if there is an infrastructure related to José Antonio Valverde Queen, this is the sports city whose existence is the main and head and driving force for its implementation.
Sanchez Ruiz recalls that as he was named councilor of Sports "Espuña" but really there is no formal institutional agreement on the matter.
This infrastructure consists currently of two football fields with artificial turf, locker rooms, five tennis courts and two paddle courts, and now enables every week hundreds of children and adults in sport.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Foto: archivo Totana.com