Mario Ledesma spoke at a press conference after announcing the Los Pumas team to face the Springboks in the debut of the Rugby Championship. The head coach of the selected team referred to the young people who shone with Los Pumas 7’s, and the disadvantage of not having the home team.
In the first place, the coach highlighted the work of the Bronze players in the Olympic Games, as well as the rest of the young people who joined Los Pumas: “There are not only the boys who came from Tokyo, but many young people who joined Los Pumas. They incorporated barbarian, it is a group that receives very well. It is a joy to have him and the most experienced make them remember their early years with their energy and joy. They are very well prepared, both those from Seven and those who come from M20 “he commented.
What’s more, Ledesma He referred to the disadvantage for playing all the games as a visitor: “It is a disadvantage not to play at home, even if we had played in Argentina it would not have been with the public. For more than a year and a half we have not played home, hopefully next year we will. These are the conditions typical of these times, in Australia and New Zealand they are isolated again, you have to adapt and it is a group that really wants to be here and play, there are no excuses“, Hill.