On August 25, in Santo Domingo D.N., the Penya Barcelonista Chicho Sibilio performed an act of posthumous tribute to who was his honorary president Candido Antonio Sibilio Hudges, known as "Chicho Sibilio".
The emotional act was attended by Luisin Mejia Oviedo, president of the Dominican Olympic Committee, who also highlighted the great athlete and human being that was Chicho and highlighted the fact that “a soccer club, the name of a player from basketball".
For his part, Jose Ml. Vargas D’Oleo and Jose A. Nogues Castillo, president and cice president of La Peña, said that “Chicho’s figure represents Barcelona faithfully and will be remembered as the most culé Dominican”.
The event also featured the participation of Miriam Sibilio and Karoll Mendez Sibilio, sister and niece of the deceased athlete, who shared anecdotes to remember the player and expressed the simplicity and humility that characterized him as a person
The Penya Barcelonista Chicho Sibilio aims to promote barcelonism and club values in the country, such as ethics, respect, social integration and sportsmanship. Its members meet every week at the Casa Vera restaurant, of the WP hotel.