MundiAvocat 2016 holds its General Assembly at La Manga Club
More than a hundred delegates from up to 18 different countries have spent the weekend in La Manga Club to get to know the resort, its accommodation, sports and leisure facilities and see the recent restoration work in advance of the upcoming World Cup for Lawyers (MUNDIAVOCAT 2016) which will take place at the resort next May.
La Manga Club, 9th November 2015. Their visit started last Friday night with an opening dinner in the Panorama function suite at 4* Las Lomas Village. The dinner was attended by various political figures including the deputy mayor of Cartagena, Ana Belen Castejon; councilors for Sports and Tourism from Cartagena city council, Ricardo Gómez and Obdulia Gómez and the General Director of Tourism for the Autonomous Community, Manuel Fernandez-Delgado.
The delegation visited the sports facilities around the resort paying particular attention to the football pitches which will be the main stage for next year's event. La Manga Club has 8 international size grass pitches including one which has an 800 spectator capacity. These facilities are regularly used by world class football teams and athletes.
The delegation of lawyers also visited Cartagena and played several friendly football matches on Sunday morning.
This first inspection visit was attended by more than a hundred lawyers from up to eighteen different countries, including Mongolia, Ivory Coast, China, Argentina, Serbia and Indonesia.
Preparation for the MundiAvocat 2016 is now in motion
From this moment on, preparations for the MundiAvocat 2016 will begin. This biannual World Cup for lawyers from 5 continents will be held at La Manga Club between 13th and 22nd May 2016.
It is expected that around 80 teams from around the world totalling in about 2,000 lawyers will gathered for the 18th edition of this prestigious tournament. The event will be divided into four categories: classic tournament (no age limit), master’s tournament (over 35s), legends tournament (for players over 45) and for the first time, a five-a-side tournament will be played and it will have no age restrictions.
Each team will play between 5 and 7 games over the 8-day event. All matches will be played on the natural grass pitches within La Manga Club resort and will be supervised by professional referees and medical staff.
In addition to the sporting events, participants will be able to enjoy other leisure activities in the vicinity of La Manga Club and the city of Cartagena.