With party prepared, Botafogo presents Honda this Saturday at the Nilton Santos Stadium


O Botafogo will host a big party this Saturday, at Stadium Nilton Saints, to introduce the Japanese midfielder Keiseke Honda, 33, the club’s main signing this season. The expectation is that more than 30 thousand alvinegros will attend the stadium to honor the player. THE Kappa, a supplier of sports equipment for the club, ordered 30,000 special shirts to be made for the athlete’s arrival.

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The player, who arrived in the country on Friday, will be introduced to the fans and will give a press conference. He will be received by the mascot Biriba. In addition to the arrival of Honda, fans who go to the stadium this Saturday morning will be able to follow a friendly of the U-17 team against Boavista, MC G15 It’s from DJ Skin, in addition to a presentation by the samba school Botafogo Samba Club. Gifts will be distributed to fans, who will also have available instant photo totem In Photo and Flau Toys.

Honda even sent a message to Botafogo fans at dawn on Friday, when he was still traveling on his way to Rio de Janeiro: “I’m going to Brazil. You are my motivation. Thank you, ”he said on a social network.

The midfielder was revealed in the base categories of the Nagoya Grampus from Japan and in 2010 he was hired by CSKA Moscow, from Russia. He stood out and in 2014 he was hired by Milan, where he served for three seasons. He had passages Pachuca from Mexico, Melbourne Victory from Australia and Vitesse from the Netherlands. Since 2008 he defends the Japanese team and is one of the few active players to have scored goals in three World Cups: 2010, 2014 and 2018.

The player signed a contract with Botafogo until December 31, with the possibility of automatic renewal.

Still without Honda, Botafogo enters the field on Sunday, at 4 pm (Brasília time), to dispute the classic against Fluminense at Maracanã, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), for the last round of the classification phase of the Guanabara Cup. To qualify for the semifinals, Glorioso needs to win and still hope that Boavista or Flamengo, who on Saturday face Volta Redonda and Madureira, stumble.

Source: Sports Gazette


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