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Almería ‘B’ return to competition against Huétor Tájar at Juegos Mediterraneos

The UDA Academy team will play at Juegos Mediterraneos their first game of 2022 which is the first of the 3 postponed games

18/01/2022

Yes! UD Almería ‘B’ return to competition this Wednesday (KO 6:45pm Spain Time) after a long break including Xmas hols and a period without action due to a surge in Covid-19 cases within almost all the Tercera Division RFEF squads. A total of 3 league matches to be played by the UDA Academy lads have been rearranged.

The first of those postponed games is going to be played in the best possible venue: the Juegos del Mediterraneos Stadium, which will be playing host for the first time this season to the first youth Indalicos’ adversaries. Undoubtedly, a special league event for the players, as Vertiz recognised in the pre-match presser: ‘competing on that pitch is always an immense satisfaction for us'.’

Visitors Huétor Tájar are coming down to the Southern coast for a game expected to be a battle like no other. Almeria ‘B’ took a share of the points with them away from home in the first half of the campaign and both sides are very close in the standings. Youngsters Rojas and Lokosa will sit out the game due to suspensions.

Head coach Óscar Fernández will announce the team roster just before the kick-off. . For this reason, all the available footballers must be ready for a squad call-up this Wednesday.

In relation to UD Almeria fans attendance, they will be able to watch the match by accessing the Juegos Mediterráneos Stadium through Gate 2 and may only occupy West Stand Lower seats. In addition, the use of face masks will be compulsory at all times. It is forbidden to eat, drink -except water- and smoke.