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Los Leones to play a preparatory tournament for FIH Pro League in Chile

On Wednesday 16, the Lions will play against Japan and on Thursday 17 they will meet with the Chileans.


The men's field hockey team, Olympic champion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016, will start the season with a three-nation tournament in Santiago, Chile, where he will face the home team and Japan in preparation for the FIH Pro League.

'Los Leones', led by Germán Orozco, will resume training on the 15th of this month and will do so in order to prepare for the first competition of the season, the three Nations at Club Deportivo Manquehue in the Chilean capital.

On Wednesday 16, 'Los Leones' will play against Japan, starting at 20, while on Thursday 17 they will face the Chileans at the same time. On the 19th, they will face the Asian team again, while closing their participation on the 20th, against Chile (both matches starting at 19).

The first date of the FIH Pro League, which Argentines will play in Cordoba against Belgium, the brand new world champion, will be next 26th.
The debut in this tournament, along with the Pan American Games in Lima (July 26 to August 11), represents the most important commitment for the 2016 Olympic champions.

The players called by Orozco for the Three Nations are Ignacio Ortiz, Lucas Rossi, Lucas Vila, Juan Manuel Vivaldi, Juan Martín López, Pedro Ibarra, Matías Rey, Joaquín Menini, Agustín Bugallo, Santiago Tarazona, Agustín Mazzilli, Gonzalo Peillat, Tomás Bettaglio, Tomás Santiago, Nicolás Cicileo, Martín Ferreiro, Lucas Martínez and Nicolás Della Torre.

Source: Telam

Image: cahockey.org.ar

Publication Date: 12/01/2019

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