The countdown is over and it’s time to debut for Under 20 in two colors in it Argentina World Cup 2023which begins with four games.
led ones Raphael Loredo They remained stationed since April 30 at night, and the next day they traveled to the South American country to set up a preparation camp.
During this period, they held 4 matches, with a balance of 2 wins and 2 draws, 4 goals scored and 1 goal conceded, against clubs of various football categories in the La Plata region, about 60 kilometers from Buenos Aires.
But it was all left behind, the hours of physical and mental exercise did their job and now it’s time to show how much this learning has been absorbed.
The first opponent will be New Zealand, whom they already know, since they faced them in a friendly tournament in Indonesia, where the competition was originally scheduled to take place. Then it was possible to win 3-1 against the Ocean team.
Blue and White captain Jonathan Franco, who was not on the Asian Tour due to commitments with his team, Municipality, commented on what to expect at the start of the Cup.
“We’re already looking forward to the first game on Saturday and hopefully we can have the best possible appearance,” the captain declared.
“The climate is similar to what we have in Guatemala and the courts are in very good condition. The truth is that everything lends itself well to playing,” added Franco.
We arrived prepared to face different obstacles, here the field is very fast, but that is no excuse. He explained that we received the best possible treatment and this makes us feel happy and proud of what we have done.”
“Once the World Cup begins, I believe that there is no weak team and what we must do is strive for victory to start from the right foot,” the player said.