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PORTUGAL TEAM IN CAPE TOWN – RUGBY WORLD CUP SEVENS 2022

It will take place in Cape Town, at Cape Town Stadium, from the 9th to the 11th of September.
The Portuguese team landed at the airport in the city of Cape Town at 23:00, on Sunday, the 4th, on a flight that arrived (1h late). The team is accompanied by the President of the Rugby Federation, Carlos Amado da Silva and is wife.
Waiting for them was a group composed of members of the Portuguese Dance Society, dressed with the Portuguese Flag, (clothes used at the Carnival in Cape Town), four members of the Bailinho, with their traditional dress and the Consul General, Jorge Sampayo and is wife who were part of the welcoming delegation.
When the athletes arrived at the arrivals hall they were greeted with “Portugal Ol├ę”, the team was surprised and very touched by the reception received.
After the usual welcome and greetings, the traditional ÔÇťfamilyÔÇŁ photo was taken.
Good luck to Portugal in the Rugby World Cup Sevens.
Teams from Spain and Jamaica came on the same flight.

By Idaline Henriques

Vai decorrer em Cape Town , no Cape Town Stadium, de 9 a dia 11 de Setembro.
A equipa portuguesa aterrou no aeroporto da cidade do Adamastor pelas 23h00, de domingo, dia 4, num voo que chegou (atrasado 1h). A equipa faz-se acompanhar pelo Presidente da Federa├ž├úo de Rugby, Carlos Amado da Silva e Senhora.
A espera-los encontrava-se um grupo composto por membros do Portuguese Dance Society, vestidos com blusas e camisas com a Bandeira Portuguesa, (vestes usadas no Carnaval na Cidade do Cabo), quatro membros do Bailinho, com os seus traje tradicional e ainda o C├┤nsul-geral, Jorge Sampayo e Senhora que fizeram parte da delega├ž├úo de boas-vindas.
Quando os atletas chegaram ├á sala de desembarque foram recebidos com ” Portugal Ol├ę”, a equipa fico surpreendida e muito emocionada com a recep├ž├úo recebida.
Depois das boas vindas e dos cumprimentos habituais, foi tirada a tradicional foto de ÔÇťfam├şliaÔÇŁ.
Boa sorte para Portugal no Rugby World Cup Sevens.
No mesmo voo vinham as equipas de Espanha e da Jamaica.
Por:
Idalina Henriques

PHOTOS by: GINA BRAZIER

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