July 10, 2020

Almudena Rodrguez, Mara Nez and Silvia Navarro, at the World Cup – La Provincia


Triple representation of the female Grancanario handball in the call of the Spanish team for him World championship, appointment that will take place in Japan between November 30 and December 15, where the 'Warriors' will have a new opportunity to continue fighting for a place in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Two players from the Island, Almudena Rodríguez, who plays for the HC Thüringer team, and Maria Nunez, from the French Besançon, and the everlasting Silvia Navarro, Valencian goalkeeper of Rocasa, are included in the call announced by coach Carlos Viver.

The international ones are cited on November 18 in Madrid, where are they concentrated until Friday 22, day they will set course for the Japanese city of Hikone. There, the 'Warriors' will finish for almost a week their preparation before traveling to Kumamoto.

Spain will see the faces in the preliminary phase with Romania, Hungary and Montenegro, a priori, the three rivals of greater entity, in addition to Senegal and Kazakhstan. With the change of competition format, only tres teams will move on to the next round, so the duels against the European teams seem vital.

"We all play a lot, we go with a lot of respect, but without fear. When the team knows how to solve the physical problems, the absences due to injury, it clings to the court before any rival ", argues coach Carlos Viver.

While Silvia Navarro and Almudena Rodríguez they keep their place in the Spanish team in the big events, María Núñez missed the European past of France, After this absence, the grancanaria pivot already He was present at the last International Tournament of Spain played in Palencia and in the 'play off' qualifier for the World Cup event against Iceland.

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