Stone all with text:
AQUI SE JOGOU FUTEBOL PELA PRIMEIRA VEZ
(Here is for the first time in Portugal played football - 1875 - Camacha)
In front of the wall stands an abstract sculpture.
The first organized game in the country took place in 1875 in Camacha, organized by Madeira-born Harry Hinton, who would go on to become Honorary President of CS Marítimo. The monument was inaugurated 6 July 1969.
- Amândio Manuel Abreu de Sousa (Funchal 1934),
Madeiran sculptor, husband of Luisa Clode.
Sources & Information
Location (N 32°40'46" - W 16°50'41")
Item Code: ptma119; Photograph: 12 January 2014
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