The facilities of Sands Beach Resort, in Costa Teguise, welcomed the official presentation of Josu Uribe as the new coach of UD Lanzarote for the 2020/2021 season. The Asturian coach was accompanied by the president of the entity, Juan Carlos Albuixech, and the club’s sports director, José Antonio Sosa Espinel, who were in charge of explaining the sports project that was being launched.
Juan Carlos Albuixech explained that it is “an exciting project with which we hope to aspire to higher categories, forming a team that I hope will excite the fans” and commented on Josu Uribe that “he is a coach with a lot of experience, he has opted to join to the project to win back our hobby “.
For his part, José Antonio Sosa Espinel assured that “we are facing an important challenge, a difficult year due to what is happening, but it will not limit our illusion in any way”. Regarding the way in which the signing of the coach was forged, he explained that “it was not in principle the objective because he saw it unattainable, but little by little the possibility was given and I have to thank the ease with which we understood each other and the illusion with which he comes to this project “.
The new UD Lanzarote coach, Josu Uribe, assured that “the Canary Islands for me is everything on a sporting and personal level, a land that has given me a lot”, recalling that it is his fourth club in the archipelago after passing through Pájara Beaches of Jandía, UD Las Palmas and CD Mensajero.
The technician commented that he arrives with “great enthusiasm” and announced that “we are going to make a difficult team to beat, that plays fast and with speed, and that bites the rival”, being the premises of the technical manager in a season in which he promised “busy”.
As for the keys to the new season, he explained that “if we make a good group the results will come” and asked the fans to “trust us, we are going to leave everything on the field to have a great year.”
Josu Uribe hopes to begin preseason training “as soon as possible and always respecting the established health protocols”, and on the competition system he assured that “what you have to do is win games and forget about the subgroups.”
After the presentation, he made the first contact with part of his work team for the 2020/2021 season, in order to set the schedule for the preseason training that will begin as soon as possible and when the relevant authorities allow the use of sports facilities on the island of Lanzarote.