Orihuela CF Returns to Segunda B


Celebrating in the changing room after te game
Celebrating in the changing room after te game

After an absence of six years ‘The Scorpions’ and back in Division Segunda B the third tier of the National football league. In front of over 4000 supporters. Goals from José Carlos and Antonio were enough to secure a 2-1 home victory against Tarazona, to add to the 1-0 away win achieved last week.

Promotion puts the finishing touch to a spectacular campaign for Orihuela, managed by Miguel Ángel Villafaina, who finished the regular season at the top of their Tercera Group with a 16 points of advantage over the runners up in a campaign that saw them achieve a run of 23 consecutive games without a loss.

At the end of the game the green of the turf was transformed to a carpet of as the fans invaded the pitch, surrounding the players and coaching staff, until they could be extracted some 30 minutes later.

And in the Glorieta Gabriel Miró, surrounded by palm trees, the party went on late into the night.