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With Mendoza goalkeeper, and little known, the technician of the sub 23, Fernando Batista, heats engines for the quadrangular in Spain. Who's the goalscorer?


This is Juan Pablo Cozzani, 21 years old. He is currently an archer of Lanús, but began his career in Gymnastics and Fencing of Mendoza, from where he emigrated at the age of 14. His performances at the Granate gave him the call for the selection of Fernando Batista.

It should be noted that, at the moment, Cozzani is not having continuity in his club. A few months ago he managed to be the deputy goalkeeper in the first place. However, it has lost ground and is only tackling in the reserve category. However, Fernando Batista knows him and, despite his few minutes of football, he was summoned to the national team.

Its beginnings

He was born in Guaymallén on October 9, 1998. He started playing football in Gymnastics and Fencing of Mendoza. There he spent five years between children's and prenovena divisions. Later, some football eyes landed on him. So he was approached by a representative and offered to go to try some clubs of the first division. And, while teams like Argentinos Juniors and Velezwere in the folder, Cozzani was tested in Lanus and directly stayed. Stressing that while training in the lower divisions of that club, he also had the possibility of finishing high school.

The goalkeeper Batista's eye on already had a step. fleeting through the albiceleste. While not yet debuted in the first division, he played a match with the sub 23 in Bolivia. In addition, he won the Pan American title in Lima 2019 with the Bocha Batista.

Another Mendoza

Valentín “Taty” Castellanos is another of the Mendoza who make up the team of Fernando Batista. He is the New York City striker, MLS, USA. The attacker was also born in Guaymallén, but, unlike Cozzani, the “Taty” already had his debut in the selection, being quoted by Batista for the double friendly date that the team played last October.

Publication Date: 29/11/2019

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