World Cancer Day

Mari Nieves, a fighter who has never stopped supporting her VCF

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While suffering from cancer, VCF were Mari Nieves' source of happiness

Every February 4th marks World Cancer Day. Mari Nieves is a 69-year-old Valencia CF fan, born in a town close to the city named Villanueva de Castellon, and she recounts her story of fighting for her life. After suffering from breast cancer, her only aim was to get better to keep up her unconditional support for Valencia CF. Not even chemotherapy could stop her from watching her team. There are many people affected by the fight against cancer, with stories such as hers, and her love of supporting the team helped her keep on fighting.