Eskozia La Brava & Bihurri set to represent Eibar at Scotland's Highland Games

SD Eibar and the city council are playing an active role in the initiative


03/07/2017 10:32

SD Eibar is set to be represented at a Highland Games event to be held on 15 July, with club representatives due to take part in what's a highly traditional sporting event and festival within Scotland. Supporters' group Eskozia la Brava initiated Eibar's participation in the event, at which world-record-holding lumberjack, Ernesto Ezpeleta Bihurri will fly the flag for the Armeros.

Speaking about the club's involvement at the Games, SD Eibar's president, Amaia Gorostiza, explained that it represents a further example of the club's commitment to offer coverage of and support activities which are not necessarily football-related. The mayor of Eibar, Alberto Albistegui, expressed his thanks to Eskozia La Brava for their participation, whilst Koldo Ayuso, a member of the supporters' group, revealed the details of the trip, which is poised to be the subject of a documentary.

For his part, Bihurri insisted that he is treating the event with the utmost respect and noted that the contest will comprise several different rural sporting disciplines