After a few days of rest after the busy series of friendlies, the Argentine National Team resumed training this Sunday at the María Aldapeta School in the Spanish city of San Sebastián, where it will continue working until Thursday, September 2, the day it will leave for the Netherlands. to play two friendlies against the local team, on Sunday 5 and Tuesday 7 September.
The tear that Luciano Gauna suffered in friendlies left him out of the World Cup. The youthful former Pinocchio has already rejoined Peñíscola de España, where he will make his recovery. This is how the 16 players who will represent Argentina in the 2021 World Cup in Lithuania were left, which begins on September 12.
– Argentina National Team 🇦🇷 (@Argentina) August 29, 2021
How the preparation continues
Argentina, after finishing its work week in San Sebastián, where it carried out an eight-day mini-pre-season, will travel to the Netherlands, to play the last two games before the World Cup there, with the national team.
Argentina will face the Netherlands (host of the next Eurocup) on Sunday 5 (at 1:00 p.m. in Argentina) and on Tuesday, September 7 (at 2:00 p.m. in Argentina) in the city of Roterdam. On September 10 it will arrive in Lithuania.
The squad of 16 players that will defend the title of world champion is as follows
Archers: Lucas Farach (Kimberley AC); Nicolás Sarmiento (Real Betis Futsal -Spain-) and Brian Steccato (San Lorenzo)
Last / Closings: Damian Stazzone (San Lorenzo); Pablo Taborda (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-); Maximiliano Rescia (Levante UD FS -Spain-)
At: Santiago Basile (CMB Futsal -Italy-); Lucas Bolo Alemany (San Lorenzo); Ángel Claudino (Palma Futsal -Spain-); Sebastián Corso (Industrias Santa Coloma -Spain-); Leandro Cuzzolino (Italservice Pesaro -Italy-); Matías Edelstein (Hebraica); Andrés Santos (Signor Prestito CMB -Italia-) and Constantino Vaporaki (Meta Catania C5 -Italia-).
Pivotes: Cristian Borruto (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-) and Alan Brandi (Jaén Paraíso Interior -Spain-)
Confirmed World Cup fixture
The National Team is already preparing in Buenos Aires for the World Cup that will be held this year in Lithuania, from September 12 to October 3.
On July 1, the World Cup group draw was held in Zurich and the first rivals of Argentina were defined, whom they will face in the Group Phase:
Before them, the team led by Lucuix will seek the classification to the next phase, in search of renewing the title it has held since Colombia 2016.