Franco travel to Costa Rica to attend the fourth assembly of the ibero-american network of Women and sport and the selection of soccer sub-20 female

Travel of the chairperson of the CSD

The secretary of State will attend the two friendly matches that staged the spanish selection mutilation sub-20 football against Costa Rica, the host of the upcoming world cup in 2022 category

José Manuel Franco will keep working meetings with experts from the sport of the region to exchange experiences on the process of professionalization of the soccer driven by the spanish government

Madrid, 15 september 2021. The president of the council For sports (CSD), josé Manuel Franco, travels today the city of San José (Costa Rica) where will participate in IV General of the ibero-american network of Women and sport, meeting organized within the framework of the celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the independence of Central America.

In addition, the agenda of the president of the CSD includes support to the friendly matches that staged the spanish football sub-20 female compared to Costa Rica, which will host the world cup in 2022. These meetings will be held on thursday at 19.00 hours and on 19 september, at 12.30 h (both p.m. local time of Costa Rica).

José Manuel Franco will use its trip to Costa Rica to keep working meetings with responsible for the sport centre american country with the purpose of exchanging experiences and knowledge on the draft professionalization of the soccer driven by the spanish government.

In this regard, the secretary of State will explain to the authorities of the region in the process undertaken by the board of the CSD with the adoption last june 15, of the professionalization of the first female Division football. A milestone pioneer in sport english since this is the first female competition acquires that cataloging. The CSD would allocate eur 31 million over the next three years to the professionalization of the highest level of female football.

The day prior to their role as executive secretary of the fourth assembly of the ibero-american network of Women and sport, josé Manuel Franco plans to attend the show memorial artistic-Hundredth Anniversary of independence in # HacemosEquipo MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORT COUNCIL FOR SPORTS Stadium Nacional de Costa Rica, which will be chaired by the president of the republic, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, and by the mayor of San José, Johnny Araya Monge.

During your stay in Costa Rica, José Manuel Franco visit on saturday, 18 september, from 10.30 h (local time of Costa Rica), school football Carpio, where each day dozens of women play football for the promotion of gender equality, the defence of human rights of women and the empowerment of women through the tool socio-educativa of football.