The president of Mexico congratulated the Tri Olímpico for their victory against South Africa, which helped the team advance to the round to soon face Korea
The triumph of Mexico against South Africa by a score of 3-0 in the group stage of Tokyo 2020 did not go unnoticed by the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who congratulated the team led by Jaime Lozano.
In his traditional morning conference, the president of Mexico took the opportunity to congratulate the national team and advance to the quarterfinals, where they will face South Korea this Saturday, at 6:00 a.m. Central Mexico time.
“I really like that Mexico won in soccer“AMLO told the media.
El Tri, led by Jaime Lozano, secured their ticket to the quarterfinal round after beating South Africa on the last date of the group stage to reach six points, while Japan finished as the leader of Group A with step perfect.
South Korea, Mexico’s next rival, began their participation in Tokyo 2020, with a 1-0 loss to New Zealand. However, he recovered in the two subsequent games, in which he scored 10 goals and kept his goal intact.
López Obrador spoke not only about soccer, but also about baseball, which returns after a 12-year absence from the Olympic program and which is the favorite sport of the Mexican president.
The Mexican ninth directed by Benjamín Gil will make its debut in the tournament against the Dominican Republic, which will be held this Thursday at 10:00 p.m.
“Now baseball came, we go with the Dominican Republic. It’s not easy, it’s not daddy, but Mexicans grow when it comes to international competitions and I wish all of our athletes the best, we are making a great effort, ”said AMLO.
Mexico’s second game in the group stage will be Friday 30 against local Japan. Match that will still be held at 10:00 p.m. Central Mexico time.