Ahead of Gibraltar’s first international friendly since joining UEFA, against Slovakia in Faro, coverage on the event, as well as sub-stories such as former Stoke and Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham making his international debut aged 34 has been notable worldwide.
Websites such as Sky Sports, BBC, The Telegraph and The Independent have stories on the matter, whilst on a more global scale, sites such as Reuters, Latino Post and even the South China Post being amongst the sites giving column inches to the story.
Locally, the game has received the expected coverage in the likes of the Chronicle, Panorama and YGTV. However, the biggest coverage locally goes to GBC, who are showing the game live both on their TV channel, GBC HD, and online. The program starts at around 7:25pm, five minutes before kick off in the Estadio do Algarve.