LaLiga to hold first ever El Clasico Viewing Party in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 22, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 22, 2019

LaLiga to hold first ever El Clasico Viewing Party in Bangladesh

The highly anticipated clash, between rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF, the El Clasico, has been scheduled for a 5:00 PM BST kick-off on 26 October, 2019 for Bangladeshi audiences.

To celebrate the biggest club rivalry in the world, LaLiga will be organising a special live screening for 5,000 fans in a 24 ft wide and 14.4 ft high giant screen at International Convention City Bashundhara Expo Zone, Dhaka, to bring the crunch clash closer to them. Luis Garcia, Ambassador of LaLiga and former player of clubs such as FC Barcelona and Atletico de Madrid, will join the celebrations in Dhaka to watch the match with the die-hard fans. Jose Antonio Cachaza, Managing Director LaLiga India and Gary Udhwani, LaLiga Delegate in India will also attend the event.

LaLiga is a global, innovative and socially responsible organisation, a leader in the leisure and entertainment sector. It is a private sports association composed of the 20 teams in LaLiga Santander and 22 in LaLiga SmartBank, responsible for the organisation of these national professional football competitions.

The entry gates will open at 3:30 PM BST with plenty of pre-match entertainment like DJ music, exciting competitions and various fan activities ahead of the kick-off.

In this part of the world, LaLiga has previously organised big El Clasico screenings in Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata with legends such as Luis Garcia, Frederic Kanoute, Gianluca Zambrotta and Steve McManaman. Millions of fans in Bangladesh love the 90 years old battle between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF and practically never miss it whether it’s in the evening or at the midnight. The viewing party is just a way of showing the love for Bangladeshi fans from LaLiga.

About the viewing party, Jose Antonio Cachaza, Managing Director LaLiga India, said, “Bangladesh is a land of football enthusiasts. The love we have received from the country is immeasurable and it’s the love of the Bangladeshi fans that brings us here in the country. I hope, LaLiga could be of great value for the country as well as for the supporters.”

The entrance is free for registered participants. Interested individuals can check out the details here - https://www.eventbrite.es/e/dhaka-el-clasico-viewing-party-elclasicoinba...

 

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