The Argentine women’s soccer team is already concentrating in Bilbao, Spain, where on Thursday they will play their first ever FIFA friendly match against Venezuela.
The team, led by Carlos Borrello, arrived in Bilbao, after a stop in Madrid, for the Basque Country Women’s Cup, a friendly competition between Argentina, Venezuela and the Basque country (Oscal Celikziwa).
Given the withdrawal of the Nigerian national team, the Argentinians will begin their competition on Thursday against the Venezuelans.
After two training sessions at the Ezeiza campus, coach Borrello determined the list of players and called up the youths Juliana Gonzalez, Magali Nata and Martina del Trico, who will have their first experience with the senior national team.
It will also debut by Carolina Troncoso and Betina Soriano. The footballers Myriam Mayorga and Catalina Ongaro, who were originally cited, will not be part of the delegation due to personal and health reasons respectively.
The cup in Spain will be the second international tournament this year for the women’s team, which has been inactive throughout 2020 due to the pandemic, after their participation in the She Believes Cup in Orlando in February, where they lost in a row to Brazil. 1-4), Canada (0-1) and the United States (0-6).