By: D.K. Choudhary
Indian Footballer Jayesh Raimalani Joins Spanish Football Team
i. Indian footballer Jayesh Raimalani has signed a deal through Indo-Spanish football venture called Spaindia to join the Spanish Football Team, Club Esportiu JUPITER Jayesh Raimalani(CE JUPITER) based in Barcelona.
ii. The Rajasthan born footballer will join the Club’s U-19 team that plays in the National League. Besides, Jayesh will also play in its B Team that currently plays the Second Division of U-19 league system in Spain.
iii. Barcelona based venture aims to provide opportunities for Indian footballers to have a taste of European football.
iv. Prior to joining the Spanish side, he was training with a residential academy in France for two years.
v. CE Jupiter is a club founded in 1909 in Barcelona and has a glorious history in Catalonian Leagues and Lower National Leagues
Russia’s St. Petersburg unveils logo for 2020 Euro Cup
i. The official emblem of St. Petersburg for the 2020 Euro Cup football tournament was unveiled in St. Petersbur.The logo depicts the Palace Bridge which has established itself as one of the most iconic sites in the city.
ii. The ceremony was attended by European football’s governing body UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko and St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko.
iii. Four cities in different European countries St. Petersburg (Russia), Rome (Italy), Munich (Germany) and Baku (Azerbaijan) will be hosting each three group stage matches and one quarter-final match of the 2020 Euro Cup.
iv. Copenhagen (Denmark), Bucharest (Romania), Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Dublin (Ireland), Bilbao (Spain), Budapest (Hungary), Brussels (Belgium) and Glasgow (Scotland) will each host three group stage matches and one match of the Last 16 round.
v. The semi-finals and the final of the 2020 Euro Cup will be held at the Wembley Stadium in London, England.