Following the announcement of the training to face Australia for the last day of Rugby Championship, Mario Ledesma spoke at a press conference and referred to what happened with the players of The Pumas that they will not be able to be before the Wallabies.
The head coach of the Argentine team referred, first of all, to the adversities that the team had during the tournament, either due to injuries or other issues: “All those kinds of adversities forge bonds, a character too. It is very difficult to build character when everything is going well. We know of many adversities since last year. This team never looked for excuses. Every day he faces them with the same attitude. I am very proud of how this team is linked and committed. Obviously there are times when games are won and others not. They are building a pathThat of all those things they will remember that they were foundational for the path they are traveling, “he said.
At the same time, Ledesma gave his opinion on what happened to the players who cannot return to Queensland to play Saturday’s game: “We regret that they are not here. They are all important players for us. The situation is what it is, and we were far away in the morning from victimizing ourselves or believing that there is something that is persecuting us. The situation is what it is and it is a great opportunity for those who are going out on the weekend. We are lucky to be here and to be able to close the tour in the best way. Much emphasis was placed on this. This is the situation that it is, own the good and the bad and get ahead, “he explained.
Finally, the coach of The Pumas He added: “It is a consequence of having crossed the border. There will be time to qualify this and find the reasons. Today the most important thing for us is to think about the party. The situation is what it is, from the first moment we focus on how are we going to prepare the game, “he concluded.