O Botafogo will return to London after 31 years. The alvinegra delegation embarks on the night of this Sunday (27) for a friendly on the day December 3rd against crystal palacesister club of the multiclub network of Eagle Footballled by John Textor🇧🇷 In baggage, the certainty of a new institutional moment for the club and the continuity in the strategic repositioning abroad.
Preparations for the match began on November 21, when the team reappeared after a break at the end of the Brazilian Championship. Daily training sessions were held at Lonier throughout the week. This Sunday, the main field of Estádio Nilton Santos was the scene of the last activity before the trip.
In the English capital, training will take place at the CT of Crystal Palace, in the Beckenham region. CT is recognized for its level of excellence, being a reference among Premier League clubs. It is in this same place that the training game against charlton Athletic FC, on day 1.
The highlight of the trip will be on December 3rd, starting at 9:30 am (Brasília time), at selhurst park, traditional stadium in South London. Tickets for the friendly are on sale on the Crystal Palace Official Website: CLICK HERE AND GET YOURS!
In total, 23 athletes were listed for the match. The shareholder will join the delegation John Textor and the president Durcesio Mello🇧🇷
🇧🇷We were very happy to learn of the great mobilization of the Alvinegro fans in this match. John Textor is passionate about football and connecting people and projects, soon noticing that the “co-owners” are also excited about this game is special. This match is also different because it marks the end of the first season of SAF and a rich experience for athletes, staff and for the strengthening of ties between Eagle Football clubs.“, commented the football director André Mazzuco🇧🇷
🇧🇷These connections, a game in London with Palace, are a way of showing in a practical way what Botafogo is, not just the history, which everyone knows. It’s an interesting opportunity that John Textor saw for the teams to meet. It’s a good initiative”, commented the technician Luís Castro🇧🇷
At the beginning of the week, the national and international transmission of the match will be announced.
📋 Related list for tour from Botafogo to London:
Douglas Borges, Igo Gabriel and Lucas Perri
Adryelson, Joel Carli, Kanu, Philipe Sampaio and Victor Custa
Rafael and Marcal
Gabriel Pires, Jacob Montes, Lucas Fernandes, Lucas Piazon, Patrick de Paula, Tche Tchê and Bernardo Valim
Gustavo Sauer, Jeffinho, Junior Santos, Luis Henrique, Tiquinho Soares and Victor Sá