Valencia, Levante seek a postponement of match following tragic fire in the city

Valencia and Levante have formally requested that La Liga postpone their respective matches this weekend in light of a tragic fire that occurred in the Spanish city on Thursday.

The devastating blaze, which engulfed two connected apartment blocks, resulted in the loss of at least four lives, with up to 15 individuals reported missing, according to Valencia’s emergency services.


Valencia is slated to play an away fixture against Granada in La Liga on Saturday at 2 p.m. local time. Seven hours later, Levante, a second division team, is scheduled to host FC Andorra in Valencia.

“The club deeply regrets what happened, wants to send a lot of strength to all the victims and publicly thanks the commendable work of the emergency services,” Valencia CF said in a statement.


“This Friday, the players and coaches of the men’s first team, the women’s first team and the VCF Academy teams will observe a respectful minute of silence at the beginning of their training sessions in memory of the victims.

“Likewise, the club has processed the request to postpone this Saturday’s match against Granada CF at the Nuevo Los Cármenes Stadium.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *