🇦🇷 Argentina Hockey : Coaches Fernando Ferrara and Santiago Capurro names Women’s Junior World Cup squad
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Coaches Fernando Ferrara and Santiago Capurro announced the list of players who will compete in the junior category World Cup in South Africa, from December 5 to 16.

Among those mentioned, the presence of the Salta Valentina Raposo -silver medal with the Lionesses at the Tokyo Olympic Games- and Celina Di Santo, Constanza Cerundolo, Victoria Miranda, Lourdes Perez Iturraspe and Brisa Bruggesser, champions in the last Games, stand out. Youth Olympic Buenos Aires 2018.

In South Africa, Argentina will be part of group C and will debut against Japan on Monday, December 6, at 4 am in our country. The second presentation is scheduled for the following day, from 6 am and will be against India, while on Thursday 9 (4 am) the regular phase will close against Germany.

The tournament will be made up of 16 selected, divided into four zones of four. The best two from each group will qualify for the quarterfinals that will take place on Sunday 12, while the semifinals and crossings for the podium will be played on 14 and 16, respectively. ( See complete fixture ).

In South Africa, Las Leoncitas will seek to revalidate the title won in Santiago de Chile in 2016. It is worth noting that, of the eight editions disputed, Argentina holds two first places (Terrassa 1993 and Santiago de Chile 2016), three silver medals (Buenos Aires 2001, Boston 2009 and Mönchengladbach 2013) and a bronze (Seongnam 1997).

Argentina Women’s Junior Cup Squad : 

  • Lourdes Perez Iturraspe
  • Ana Luz D’Odorico
  • Valentina Raposo
  • Juliana Guggini
  • Micaela Sirera
  • Victoria Miranda
  • Celina Di Santo
  • Mariana Pineda
  • Constanza Cerundolo
  • Sofía Cairo
  • Catalina Andrade
  • Brisa Bruggesser
  • Daiana Pacheco
  • Camila Raposo
  • Sol Pagella
  • Guadalupe Adorno
  • Paula Santamarina
  • Victoria Manuele


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