The team from Teldense faces this Wednesday (7:30 p.m.) against Unicaja Banco Gijón one of their last four League games
Back to routine. Rocasa Gran Canaria will play its first match
as new champion of the EHF European Cup. He will do it at home, at the Antonio Moreno, and against a Unicaja Banco Gijón that is having a season. Despite the happiness that the European title has meant, the yellows are willing to continue in the
fight to climb the maximum number of positions possible in the remainder of the course, so they will try to break a direct rival like the girls from Gijón.
For Rocasa Gran Canaria the title of the EHF European Cup means a lot for how it was achieved and for how desired the trophy was. However, the season is not over and the objective of Robert Cuesta's pupils is to try to add all the league points at stake to fight for the runner-up position.
The ambition did not stay in Malagaand will accompany the islanders until the campaign is completely finished. Alba Spugnini (116), Kata Pavlovic (113) and Sayna Mbengue (81) are the top scorers for a team, the Canarian team, which is fifth with 31 points.
In that sense,
receive a Unicaja Banco Gijón that there is also the battle to be second. They are an uncomfortable and complicated rival. In addition, this clash can serve as a sporting vendetta after the Teldenses could not emerge victorious from Asturias in the first round. All this will undoubtedly help Rocasa to come out connected from the start to fight for two vital points.
For their part, the team from Gijón has had a great season and they are willing to dream of one of the places to compete in Europe next season. To do this, they have to push in the last three days they have left and
that begins by trying to get something positive this Wednesday from Antonio Moreno, although it will not be something simple, far from it. Even so, they will fight with everything to reach the objective.
Despite this, Cristina Cabeza's girls arrive at this event in an irregular dynamic, since of the last four games they have only been able to win one and draw another, falling to Morvedre and Bera Bera. Likewise, also
they yielded in the quarterfinals of the Cup against Elche Handball. However, the Asturian team has made it clear how well worked they are and they will be a very tough rival. Juliana Borges (108), Aída Palicio (102) and María González (78) are the top scorers of the women from Gijón. Unicaja Banco Gijón is third in the table with 33 points.
«It is very nice because we have lived a day of acknowledgments and thanks. As a club we have to be very grateful to all the people who support us all year long. It is something very beautiful and that has to be done, ”said Rocasa coach Robert Cuesta.
«The match against Gijón is a very complicated match, We have to be thinking about the Liga Guerreras Iberdrola, thinking about the difficulty of the rival, about the great game that they play and being focused on what is involved”, highlighted the coach of the Las Remudas team.