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El Sarrià has everything planned to celebrate a most special weekend. Taking advantage of the fact that this season celebrates its 45th anniversary, the club organized the Josep Mir Tournament to remember the origins of handball in the celebrating municipality. In this way, the birth of the entity resulting from the two clubs that existed in the city at the time, the ADC of Sarrià above and the Grupo Deportivo Nuestra Señora de Montserrat will be commemorated, and, at the same time, a tribute to the first president of the EU Sarrià.
The Josep Mir tournament will be played between Saturday and Sunday and hosts Bordils, Granollers B and France’s Thuir will take part. Bordils and Granollers B will be in charge of opening the tournament on Saturday at 4.30 p.m., followed by Thuir and Sarrià at 6.30 p.m. while on Sunday the consolation final for third and fourth places will take place (10.30 a.m.) then the tournament will end with the proclamation of the champion who will leave the final for first and second place (12:30 p.m.).
“It is very important and we are very happy that this tournament bears the name of the number 1 member of the Unió Esportiva Sarrià and its first president. But they also want it to be a tribute to those who introduced handball in City, who were part of both clubs, taking them forward in an enviable way Two clubs that were often rivals, but in 1977 they managed to join forces and pave the way for what is today the Unió Esportiva Sarrià,” Sarrià explained in an informative note.
The club wants the Josep Mir tournament to become a reference in its pre-season and continue in the years to come.