The match between Depor and Corinthians, which will take place on Friday 6 October, will bring a close to the XIX Torneo Victoria “Memorial Moncho Rivera”, organised by Victoria C.F. and supported by Corporación Hijos de Rivera.
It will be a charity match with all funds raised from ticket sales given to social causes.
It will be a unique opportunity to enjoy the best Brazilian football, with the current Brazilian league leader and one of the most decorated Latin American clubs.
The Brazilian club Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, commonly known as Corinthians, will visit A Coruña to face Real Club Deportivo in a charity match, which will take place on Friday 6 October on the pitch of the Abanca-Riazor Stadium.
The historic match will bring the 19th Edition of the Torneo Victoria “Memorial Moncho Rivera”, which is organised by Victoria C.F.with our support from Corporación Hijos de Rivera, and which will constitute a charity element with a large impact on the city, with all funds raised being given to social causes, to a close with a bang.
Corinthians, the current league leader in the Brazilian Serie A, the top division in Brazilian football, has a tradition and history of over a hundred years, being one of the most decorated clubs in Latin America. Their achievements range from two FIFA Club World Cup, only surpassed by F.C. Barcelona, one Copa Libertadores de América and one Recopa Sudamericana, amongst others.
The Club, based in the city of Sao Paulo, has more than 27 million fans and their fanbase is considered the fourth most important in the world according to FIFA.
Their visit to A Coruña will mean a unique opportunity to enjoy the best Brazilian football while also collaborating with a important charity cause.
Torneo Victoria “Memorial Moncho Rivera”
With the participation of Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, the el Torneo Victoria “Memorial Moncho Rivera” crosses border in the year of the 19th edition.
This tournament pays homage to the figure of Ramón Rivera Riguera, part of the third generation of the Hijos de Rivera family and one of the biggest supporters of the tournament, due to his close links to Victoria C.F. In 2009 the club wanted to recognise the work of their advocate in his support of grass roots sport, bringing back this tournament with his name and the feelings of its first years, with our support.