After four official tournament matches Atletico-MG At Arena MRV and an early history of problems in part of the field, artificial turf became the main focus of improvements to the field. The club is convinced that change is necessary.
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Last Monday morning, club president Sergio Coelho received journalists for coffee at Arena MRV. The main topic was youth groups. Without recording the interviews, the president spoke to reporters. questioned before ge Regarding the possibility of installing artificial turf on the field, Sergio answered:
“More than just a want, it’s a need.”
Since its opening, Gallo has hosted four matches and two shows on the turf. The northern section of the grass, where there is little sunlight, is plagued by holes, and the situation is visually unsettling. Currently, the arena is carrying out repairs and occasional replanting for improvement.
After the first performances on the grass and before the match against Botafogo, about 15 days ago, the first replanting was carried out. This week, with a break for FIFA, and the next match will be on October 22 only, against Cruzeiro, Once again, Arena has invested in new grass reels in the Nordic sector. The expectation is that the grass will be better by then.
With tight match schedules and the arena fulfilling its multi-purpose functions through performances on the turf, artificial turf is the ideal solution. It remains to be seen when the change will take place. For the rest of this season, that won’t be possible. It is expected that the change will be made at the end of the season and before the start of next year’s matches.
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