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Charity football match in Mojacar aims to raise €20,000 for life-changing Parkinson’s treatment

SOLIDARITY: The match aims to raise €20,000 for Galan’s treatment.
CREDIT: Manuel Rosa Galan’s family

A FOOTBALL club in Almeria Province is hosting a charity match to help Mojacar resident Manuel Rosa Galan raise the €20,000 he needs for life-changing treatment in Pamplona for Parkinson’s disease.

Vera and District Lions is hosting the match between Mojacar Pueblo versus Mojacar Playa, with all the money raised going to help the 57-year old street sweeper known as “Manolo el barrendero”. What’s more, the Lions will match every cent raised on the day up to €2,000.  

The fundraising match will kick off at 7pm on Sunday June 30 at the Mojacar football stadiumAs well as the on-field action there will be a bar and a raffle. 

Tickets will be available on the door, price 3.  

“We hope we can bring the whole community together in supporting this event”, the Lions’ Nikki Robinson told Euro Weekly News. 

“Bring your rattles!” 

To make a donation to Manuel’s cause contact Nikki on 662 009 624. Sponsors too should contact Nikki or message Vera and District Lions on 

For more information on Manuel see 

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