The Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu is clear that the Basque fans must play “a more important game than the final of the Copa del Rey: the game against the virus”, for which he has defended that the match between the two Basque teams should be followed “from home, applauding whoever is better in sport.”
Urkullu, according to the EFE agency, has pronounced upon his arrival at the Basque Parliament about the possibility that this final that will face Athletic and Real on April 3 in the Sevillian La Cartuja stadium will be played with the public. “Athletic and Real fans and all the Basque football fans have a more important match than the Cup final, which is the match against the virus, which in any case we have to play each individually,” he said. the lehendakari.
Urkullu advocates because each citizen follows this Cup final “from home applauding whoever is the best in sport and hoping that everything passes with the greatest sportsmanship and with the greatest implication for the health of all people ”.
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) will hold a meeting with Athletic and Real today to inform both clubs about aspects related to this final. This meeting will also be attended by a delegation from the Junta de Andalucía, headed by the Secretary General for Sports, José María Arrabal, and a representation from the Higher Sports Council (CSD).