The eighteen athletes of the youth selection soccer team to represent Puerto Peñasco at Copa Chivas 2016 were presented with new uniforms by Mayor Kiko Munro. The team will don the new uniforms during the tournament to take place in the Guadalajara metropolitan area in the cities of Zapopan and San Sebastián, Jalisco from July 25th – 29th.
The mayor praised the hard work of the athletes in setting an example for him, their parents, and their friends. He also applauded the athletes’ parents and coaches Jesús Padilla, José Luna and Gabriel Velázquez for their time and dedication, as well as fundraising activities, in putting the team together and making this trip possible.
Mayor Kiko Munro also recognized staff from the Municipal Youth Institute, under the leadership of Julio Peralta González, for their role in pursuing support for the selection team making their way to Jalisco.