The Extremaduran club will play the permanence in the final day of June 11 together with Tenerife, Pontevedra, Surco Lucena, Cueva de Nerja, Catalunya, UCAM Cartagena and AD Marathon
The Capex still savors its historic day of the best and purest national athletics in its premiere in Villafranca de los Barros and reaps the fruits of its great performance and perfect organization, recognized and applauded by its rivals in the home run. The Extremaduran club will reach the decisive day of June 11 outside the two relegation places. The Villafranca de los Barros club remains in permanence positions after completing the general classification once the different matches of the second home run of the Joma League of Clubs Honor Division have been held. Capex closes its historic debut in the first two days in fourteenth position with a total of 268.5 points ahead of UCAM Cartagena (243.5) and AD Marathon (195). FC Barcelona is the leader with 453 points and Fent Cami Mislata and Atletismoo Numantino complete the provisional podium. In this way, the Extremaduran club will play its continuity in the highest category in the final day for the permanence with Tenerife CajaCanarias (346), SG Pontevedra (345), Surco Lucena (333), Cueva de Nerja (316.5), AA Catalunya (270), UCAM Cartagena and AD Marathon. Of this permanence group made up of 8 teams, two will go down to the First Division, the rest will remain in the elite and to stay, Capex will go with everything. In this final match, the competition is reduced to one athlete per event, so the Extremadura club’s options increase with top-level figures such as Álvaro Martín, Tijan Keita, Sergio Paniagua, David Barroso or the 4×400 relay.
The Capex began in Córdoba a new leap in quality for Extremadura athletics. On behalf of the club, Juan Manuel González received the Spanish First Division champion’s cup, accrediting the category promotion achieved last year in La Nucía (Alicante). And then, the Villafranqués team debuted in the Division of Honor with a commendable performance by its athletes against none other than the current Spanish and European champion Playas de Castellón, Unicaja Jaén and Surco Lucena.
In his coming-out at home, he had a demanding home run against the current leader FC Barcelona, Real Sociedad and Cueva de Nerja, teams that arrived in Extremadura with all their stars, some internationals from other countries and Olympians who made everyone enjoy and vibrate the Villafranca stands in the midst of a magical atmosphere never experienced in the category, as athletes and directors of the visiting clubs stated.
With the assistance of the highest political and sports authorities of the Extremadura community, representatives of the City Council, the Cáceres Provincial Council, president and vice president of the Badajoz Provincial Council, managing director of the Fundación Jovenes y Deporte and the general director of Sports of the Together, more than 600 people packed the track of the Sports City of Villafranca de los Barros, to certify their presence in an event never held in Extremadura.
FC Barcelona achieved a resounding victory with 247 points, followed by Real Sociedad with 177 and Nerja and Capex starred in a very even fight during the more than three hours that the competition lasted and that finally opted for the people from Malaga with 137, 5 to 125.5 points. Capex dropped one position in the general with respect to the opening day in Córdoba, but Capex remains in fourteenth place.
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