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The Leonas returned

The Lionesses practiced at the Cenard, overlooking the Pro League and with the return of another historical, such as “El chapa” Retegui


The Argentine women's field hockey team, Las Leonas, returned to  training today. Under the leadership of Carlos “Chapa” Retegui. Who returned in this way to the position he held in an Olympic cycle in the past.

The team practiced in the facilities of the National Center for High Performance (Cenard) in Núñez. As part of the preparation to intervene in the so-called Pro League. The new international competition, which will begin on Saturday 26 of the current in  Cordoba .


The players who attended the practice are: Belén Succi, Florencia Mutio, Silvina D'Elia, Noel Barrionuevo, Lucina von der Heyde, Rosario Luchetti, Rocío Sánchez Moccia, Agustina Habif, Florence Habif, Carla Rebecchi, Delfina Merino, Agustina Albertario, Milagros Fernández Ladra, Maria Jos&Granatto, Magdalena Fernández Ladra, Bianca Donati, Augustina Alonso, Agustina Gorzelany, Priscila Jardel, Eugenia Trinchinetti, Sofia Toccalino, Micaela Retegui, Paulina Carrizo, Cristina Cosentino, Valentina Costa Blandi, Victoria Miranda, Celina Di Santo, Julieta Jankunas, Bruggunas, Brisa Paula Ortiz, Victoria Sauze, Catherine Labake and Victoria Granatto.

Of all these, the returns to the national representative of D'Elía y Luchetti stand out. In addition to Rebecchi's return, after having moved away as the mother of her first child.

“The Badge” came back.

For his part,  Retegui  directed the Argentine women's team in the title achieved at the Rosario World Cup 2010 and at the London 2012 Olympic Games (silver medal after losing the final with Holland). He replaced Corradini, who was fired by the Argentine Confederation (CAH). After obtaining third place in the last Champions Trophy in Guangzhou (China), last November.


 The Lionesses  will start the new competition, called Pro League, on Saturday 26 of the current. Facing Belgium, at the Municipal Stadium of Cordoba. A week later, the Albiceleste  team  will meet the United States. Also in the capital of Cordoba.

The Argentine national team will later play with Germany (February 22, Cenard, Buenos Aires). Holland (February 24, Cenard). New Zealand (March 10, Auckland),. Australia (16 March, Sydney). China (March 21, Guangzhou and March 31, Rosario). England (April 6, Rosario). New Zealand (April 14, Rosario). Australia (May 4, Buenos Aires). United States (May 12, Lancaster). England (May 18, London). Germany (22 May, Krefeld). Holland (20 June, Amsterdam). And Belgium (June 23, Antwerp).

Source: Telam

Publication Date: 14/01/2019

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