The Pumas 7’s they will play the weekend on South American Rugby Seven, the first tournament in which they will be able to participate since the pandemic began, in view of what will be the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
The selected one directed by Santiago Gomez will be measured in the contest, which will be held in Valparaiso, before Chile, Brazil and Uruguay, and all matches will be played at the Elías Figueroa stadium.
The South American will take place on Saturday and next Sunday, and it will be the last competition to end a year in which the teams could not compete previously.
On the first day, Chile will be measured against Brazil in the initial match, and then Argentina and Uruguay they will face each other. From 1:25 p.m., it will be the turn of the duel between Chile and Uruguay, and the match between The Pumas and Brazil. The last two matches of the opening day will be the one that Brazil be measured before Uruguay, and the one Argentina face before Chile. At the close of the day a ranking will be generated.
On Sunday, the second and third of this ranking will play for the first semifinal at 11:20, and the first will do the same before the fourth for the other semifinal, at 11:44. The Bronze Cup will start at 1:42 p.m., while the final will start at 07:14.
Gomez, who days ago announced the list of 18 players called up, spoke before the start of Sevens: “The idea is to focus a little on the attacking part. We had a shortcoming in the short last season in that regard. Although we had put the focus on obtaining and possession, the definition cost us a lot. It was in that area where we statistically had the highest amount of possession losses, “he said.