A million dollar makeover Geraldo Magalhães Sports Gym – Oh Geraldo – It seems that he left the job in perfect condition. That’s because one of the games America’s Basketball Cup – FIBA America’s Cup – ended up being delayed this Sunday (4) due to leaks in court.
It was a delayed game USA against Venezuela, which started at 13:40 Brazilian time. The leak started about 50 seconds into the second quarter. Several pieces were placed in the middle of the court.
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When the teams went to halftime, more pieces were placed elsewhere on the court. It took about 50 minutes for FIBA to announce the postponement of the match.
According to AmeriCup, the USA-Venezuela match will take place on Tuesday (6).
According to FIBA, the match was postponed due to technical difficulties. Also, according to the organization, the next games scheduled for this Sunday are predicted to go ahead as normal.
This afternoon, starting at 17:40 (Brazilian time), the Dominican Republic will face the Virgin Islands. At 20:10 it’s Argentina’s turn to face Puerto Rico.
Official AmeriCup Note
“The FIBA Copa America 2022 first round match between the USA and Venezuela, scheduled for this Sunday, September 4, 2022, has been postponed due to technical difficulties in the arena. The decision of the game will be announced inside. in the following hours, during which a new day and time will be announced.
The Dominican Republic-Virgin Islands match will be played as originally scheduled.”
Official post from the Municipality of Recife
“The Sports Authority of Recife clarifies that the leaks that occurred this Sunday (09/04) in the roof of the Geraldo Magalhães Gymnasium, known as Geraldão, were caused by a strong wind that damaged one of the tiles of the structure. resolve the issue and the remainder of today’s Copa America games can now proceed as normal.”
Geralda underwent the reformation of millionaires
Reopened in September 2020, the Geraldo Magalhães Sports Gym underwent a seven-year renovation. This was on budget BRL 45 million and that the delivery was planned for 15.06.2014.
Copa America Basketball Calendar – AmeriCup
- 11:10 – Panama – Mexico
- 13:40 – USA-Venezuela
- 17:40 – Dominican Republic – Virgin Islands
- 20:10 – Argentina – Puerto Rico
- 11:10 – Colombia – Canada
- 13:40 – Mexico – Venezuela
- 17:40 – Panama – USA
- 20:10 – Brazil – Uruguay
- 17:40 – Virgin Islands – Puerto Rico
- 20:10 – Dominican Republic – Argentina
- 11:10 – Quarter finals 01:00
- 13:40 – Quarter finals 02:00
- 17:40 – Quarter finals 03:00
- 20:10 – Quarter finals 04:00
September 10 (Saturday)
- 17:40 – 01 semi-final
- 20:10 – Semi-final 02:00
September 11 (Sunday)
- 17:10 – 3rd place decision
- 20:40 – Final
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