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- Free COVID 19 testing and certification center will be available on the 24th and 25th at Praça da Pantera do Estádio do Bessa XXI.
- With no associated costs, testing is available to any member, as long as they carry a ticket for the game SL Benfica x Boavista FC.
The first semi-final of the Allianz Cup will be played on the 25th, Tuesday, between SL Benfica and Boavista FC. According to the rules in force of the DGS for sporting events, and as it is an event with a capacity of more than 5000 people, it will be necessary to present a negative test for COVID-19 or a valid Digital Certificate, to be presented at the entrance doors. from the Municipal Stadium of Leiria.
In order to facilitate the testing process, Biojam Holding Group once again associates itself with Boavista FC too, through a testing centre of the OPFC Clínica Médica from Porto, guaranteeing the performance of the tests and the respective certification of the fans. The testing centre will be open on the 24th and 25th, at Praça da Pantera do Estádio do Bessa XXI, between 9:00 am and 8:00 pm.
Free of charge and without prior appointment, the rapid antigen tests will be carried out on a first-come, first-served basis, requiring the presentation of the ticket for the game SL Benfica x Boavista FC and the citizen’s card. Currently, the rules for access to sports venues are subject to the presentation of one of the following certificates: Covid-19 PCR test up to 72 hours or clinically validated antigen test up to 48 hours before the game; Certificate of Recovery attesting that the holder recovered from a SARS-CoV-2 infection more than 11 days ago and less than 180 days ago; Digital Covid-19 Certificate that proves the complete vaccination with the booster dose for more than 14 days. Children under 12 are exempt from the obligation to undergo screening tests to gain access to the stadium.
It is recalled that Biojam Holding Group, through OPFC Clínica Médica from Porto, established at the end of 2021 a partnership to test the entire Boavista Futebol Clube team. In order for Boavista FC not to be prevented from maintaining the performance and sports health of its athletes during the games already played, OPFC Clínica Médica from Porto carried out testing actions before each of the games. This was a partnership that emerged shortly after the new guidelines from health authorities established the obligation to carry out weekly antigen tests, 48 hours before the I and II League meetings.
For Carlos Monteiro, CEO of Biojam Holding Group, “sport, like culture, cannot and must not stop, but for that to happen, we must make a commitment to protect ourselves, not only through vaccination but also through testing. regular. Above all, it is important to learn from the past and realize that testing is an investment in the safety of all of us and in the continuity of the most varied social, economic, cultural and sporting activities.”