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Socas Canarias basketball’s marketing and press office sent out an unusual message recently to illustrate how well season ticket sales have been going of late.
Noa Urreizti, definitely the club’s youngest season ticket holder 08.11.2009
- As the number of holders inches ever closer to the significant 1939 figure (the date of the club’s creation), the spectrum of purchasers gets broader by the day, with more and more youngsters signing up for the Friday basketball games in the Rios Tejera stadium in La Laguna. None younger than the as yet unborn Noa Urreizti, whose father Iker plays for Socas. The club got hold of the latest scan of the baby inside her mother and airbrushed in a season ticket and then sent out a press release marking the ‘signing’ of the latest recruit. The curious photo was published in most of the local dailies. Safely tucked up inside Mummy, little Noa was present to watch her Dad’s side steamroller Tenerife Rural in the big derby to remove any doubts as to who the better side is at present.
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