Universiade:Work starts on Barra stadium

Pitch to be renovated with synthetic grass

(ANSA) - Naples, October 12 - Gianluca Basile, commissioner for the 2019 Universiade World University Games, has signed for the handing off of the Caduti di Brema stadium to the construction company that was awarded the renovation contract to complete work to prepare it for the Games, which will take place in Naples in July.
    The stadium is a historic venue situated in the city's Barra district, and the renovation project is worth 670,000 euros.
    Work on the stadium will include a complete replacement of the playing field with synthetic grass, the installation of a new lighting system, and maintenance work on the existing locker rooms.
    Organisers said the stadium renovation will prepare it for use as a training field for soccer teams during the Universiade.
    Basile said he is satisfied with the collaboration between the organising committee and the City of Naples, particularly as it regards sports venue renovations.