50 teams will compete in second round of regional Beach Handball League in Xàbia

The junior games will take place on Saturday 1st June whilst the youth and senior games will be played on Sunday 2nd June.

Fifty teams from across the Comunidad Valenciana will be participating in the second round of matches in the Regional Beach Handball League that will be held this weekend on the Arenal beach in Xàbia.

The councillor responsible for Sports, Toni Molina (PP) joined representatives from Club Handbol Xàbia, Carol Cholbi and Pep Hierro, as well as a representative of the Federación Valenciana de Handbol, Miguel Soria at the town hall to present details of this event.

The weekend will bring together between 700 and 800 handball players, who will compete in the matches according to the category. On Saturday the junior teams will play whilst on Sunday it will be the turn of the youth and senior teams, both days matches taking place in a marked area of the beach that will be transformed to host the event.

The club’s coach, Pep Hierro, explained that this will be the fifth time that the Federation has trusted the club to organize this round of matches in the regional league in collaboration with the Department of Sports. And it is an event that, according to Carol Cholbi, joins the range of sporting events that take place throughout the year in the municipality.

The club representative has also thanked the support of the council and the private companies of the municipality that support the Club Handbol Xàbia project whilst the sports councillor invited all sports fans, and handball fans in particular, to come down to the Arenal beach to enjoy this event.

Miguel Soria, on behalf of the Federation, had words of gratitude to Xàbia Council and the effort involved in organizing the event on Arenal beach and added that it will be a scoring event for the national circuit. In addition, he recalled that Club Handbol Xàbia has been champion of Spain in this league in different categories in recent years.