He Trops Malaga will appear before his fans this Saturday, after his participation, last Thursday, in a 30-minute triangular match, held in Puente Genil, and where the Malacitanos They stood up to two of Asobal’s opponents, Rebi Cuenca, with whom they lost 14-13, and Ángel Ximénez, who beat those from the Costa del Sol 21-16.
The home premiere of the Trops this preseason will be on the occasion of the fifth edition of the Feliciano Garcia Recio Memorialwhich sponsors the Provincial Council of Malagabefore him Proin Handball Trianafrom Seville, a team that plays in First National.
The duel also has the incentive for the return to Malaga of former Trops Jorge Olivawho has been defending the goal for the Seville team for two seasons and left a great memory among Malaga fans, after staying with the Costa del Sol team for four seasons and achieving the category jump in 2018-19.
The meeting between the Trops and the Proin will start at 8:00 p.m. and it will be played in the pavilion Fray Francisco Baños from Los Olivos schoolwith Free entry. Likewise, this memorial can be followed live through the Moraga Stream YouTube Channel, with the comments of the journalist Alberto Fernández.
The Sevillian of the Trops Jose Antonio Consuegra He commented that the team “is looking forward to facing the fifth Feliciano García Recio Memorial, sponsored by the Malaga Provincial Council. We have been working for two weeks of preseason, with a lot of load, a lot of physical work, but, as players that we areWe really want to face matches”, has affirmed the central. “On Saturday we will appear before our fans playing a great tournament, such as the tough Feliciano García, against a great team that, although it is in the First National, has a very good squad and I am sure that they will be fighting, like last season. , for the promotion”, said José Antonio Consuegra.
This tournament will serve, then, to see the new Trops in action, which has seven new faces this season, such as the goalkeeper Juani Villarrealthe extreme Manu Diazthe sides Petter and Sorianothe central Karlov and Payaand the pivot Javi Garcia.
Feliciano García‐Recio Yébenes was, in the 90s of the last century, one of the proper names of handball, not only in Malaga, but at a national level, with weight in the Royal Spanish Handball Federation (RFEBM) and president of Puleva Maristas which reached the highest levels in its history at the beginning of the 90s, with promotion to Asobal. Court solicitor and lawyer, García Recio joined the handball section of Club Maristas at the beginning of the 1986-87 season when the entity was not exactly going through its best moment. However, the jurist was able to reverse the situation until his senior team reached the national handball elite with coaches and players from the quarry itself.
With Feliciano García Recio at the helm, who came to belong to the board of directors of the RFEBM under the mandate of Sunday Barcenasthe Marists, In addition to the successes achieved by his first team, he achieved several national, Andalusian and Malaga championships in their youth categories, as well as school ones.. Consequently, the handball section of the collegiate club became a benchmark at the national level and an inexhaustible source of players with projection, as were the cases of Antonio Carlos Ortega, the ill-fated Pepelu Pérez Canca or the current coach of the Trops, Quino Soler. , among others.
To date, the Feliciano Garcia Recio Memorial has had two clubs that have emerged victorious from this event: the club itself troopswhich has won two trophies (in 2019 and 2022), and the Angel Ximenez Puente Genil de la Asobal, with two others (in 2020 and 2021).