12 February 2013

Angola: Officials Point Out Possible Gains of World Hockey

Luanda — Sports and political officials Tuesday admitted that the senior males roller hockey, scheduled for 20-28 September, in Luanda and Namibe cities, will bring some significant changes in the lives of many Angolans, especially among the youth.

The officials spoke the launching ceremony of the 41st World Cup taking place for the first time in Africa.

According to Pedro Neto, chairman of the Angolan Football Federation, said that the simple manner the ceremony took place shows that the work is being well done from a technical, sport and organisational standpoint.

"The world is a responsibility of all those who feel to be Angolan not only connected to the sports" he said.

The university lecturer and political analyst, Luvualu de Carvalho, said that the world cup once again will serve to show that Angola is the main ambassador of the growing nation.

In his turn, Pedro Godinho, president of Angolan Federation of Handball, stressed the importance of construction of two multipurpose pavilions.

Meanwhile, the journalist Luís Fernando, said he was impressed with the way the competition was presented and that the evidence could exceed expectations.

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