The unusual reason why Arsenal-Gimnasia was delayed: in the end they rewarded the electrician

The match between Arsenal y Gym, for matchday 12 of the League Cup, was to start this Friday at 7:00 p.m. However, the start was postponed for an unusual reason. First, a light bulb caught fire due to a short circuit, That affected a bird nest that was there and the electrical system.

Firefighters got to work, fixing cables and contacts, with the expectation that the match would start at 8:00 p.m. Finally, at 8:12 p.m., referee Andrés Gariano ordered the start of the match, with the court well lit.

Gustavo Bilardo, head of Arsenal Security, stated: “We had the mishap of a short in a transfer of one of the lamps, due to the rain. It caught fire, three cables were burned and we have to make the splice so that they do not touch the metal and don’t make the thermal jump. That’s why the firefighters and the maintenance chief came up. We thank Gimnasia for agreeing to postpone the game.”

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Professional League 3-11-2023

Arsenal vs Gimnasia, delayed by the fire of a nest

The player of the match

A curiosity: the TNT broadcast, in choosing the player of the match, designated Arsenal’s electrician, Luis Mangou, for that merit, who was in charge of recomposing the system. Originals…

Luis Mangou, Arsenal's electrician, was chosen as the player of the match.Luis Mangou, Arsenal’s electrician, was chosen as the player of the match.

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