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The Sports History Museum of Limassol will be ready by the end of 2024

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The construction work of the Sports History Museum of Limassol, in the old GSO stadium, with the Municipality of Limassol expecting the project to be delivered by the end of 2024.

According to an announcement by the Municipality, in a meeting at the municipal building of Limassol, the architectural plans were presented by the responsible architect of the project, Margarita Danou, as well as the museological study by the historian   Loukas Grigoriadis.

According to the design , on the ground floor will be hosted historical relics from the field of football and on the first floor exhibits related to classical sports. The museum will host exhibits on the sports history of GSO, from 1899 until 1975, when it moved to Tsirio Stadium.

The cost of the project will amount to around 1 million euros and will be financed by the funds of the Municipality of Limassol and sponsorships, while within the next three months the Municipality of Limassol will proceed with the announcement of tenders. Construction works are expected to start within 2023 and will be completed by the end of 2024.

The Mayor of Limassol, Nikos Nicolaidis, referred to the importance of the project especially for the youth, as he said, we intend as Municipality of Limassol, “to make use of the museum so that the new generation can go and visit it and come into contact with people who wrote history”.

At the end of the presentation of the architectural plans and the museological study the floor was taken by the Scientific Director of the Pattiche Municipal Museum, Historical Archive and Study Center of Limassol Mimis Sophokleous, who referred to the scientific study  the historical research and the needs of the new museum of our city.

The contributors to the project call on all citizens and veterans to support the effort to collect historical relics.

Source: www.reporter.com.cy

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