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The capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, is considering the possibility of submitting the application to the European Capital of Sport for 2017, thus competing with the city of Marseille as a finalist.
On 29th of September, the lady mayor of the Bulgarian city, Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova, received a delegation of ACES Europe led by the President Gian F. Lupattelli and the General Secretary, Hugo Alonso, who along with the vice president of the CGE, Roberto Pella, were received at City Hall. The meeting was fruitful and from Sofia is highly valued apply for the award in the coming weeks.
Sofia is a city that not only stands out for its huge cultural heritage but also in terms of sport has enviable facilities and programs of value to citizens.
"We invite Sofia to not miss this opportunity to apply for the award" said Lupattelli who thanked Mrs. Fandakova for the reception organized because of the European Capital of Sport.
Meanwhile, Marseille prepares the official presentation of its candidacy in to the medias in a massive press conference organized for next October 18th in the City Hall of the French town with the presence and support of all local authorities, regional and national sports world.