May 16, 2022

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Olympic: Los Leonas beat New Zealand 3-0 to make iconic hockey team debut 3-0

Olympic: Los Leonas beat New Zealand 3-0 to make iconic hockey team debut 3-0

One of the main hopes of the Argentine medalist at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is the unfortunate debut. It was a 0-3 loss to Los Leonas against New Zealand on Sunday morning In Group B their presentation they share with Spain, China, Japan and Australia.

Despite the initiative for the majority of the crowd, The women’s field hockey team fell victim to its incompetence (six narrow corners wasted) and the success of the Marine team when they set foot in the Albiceleste area. Kelsey Smith, Hope Ralph and Holly Pearson scored for New Zealand in the second half.

“Bad introduction, but hey, we need to think about the next game. There is little recovery, you have to think about Spain (Monday, 2pm). Game over. I think we started well, we had good pressure and they were hard to get out of. But they were useful when they came, we don’t, and I think that’s the key to the game. There is a long way to go, “he explained after the defeat. Noel Barionovo, Leona with more appearances (338 international matches).

Silver in Sydney 2000 and London 2012, and bronze in Athens 2004Los Leonas, despite finishing last seventh in Rio 2016, are regular cheerleaders of the game’s highest event. With the intent of “back”, Los Leonas faces competition Under the command of Carlos Redgei, Champion with boys in past games.

Created with Los Leonas at the Oi Hockey Stadium in the Japanese capital பெலன் சுச்சி; Valentina Costa Pionei, Valentina Raboso, Augustina Corcellani, Bariono; Eugenia Trincinetti, Agostina Alonso, Victoria Sauce; Delphina Merino, Maria Jose Granato and Augustina Alberto. Then came Toccalino, Sanchez Mokia, Victoria Granato, Michele Redegui and Julietta Jangunas.

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“It’s a blow, because we played very well, especially in the first two quarters. They did not reach us. We played after a while. They reached us twice. They scored two goals. I think the team played well, that team lost 3-0. Everything works, everything happens for something, not the acquaintance we imagined, but the team should be quiet, “Sappa argued after the meeting.

The Lions, ranked second in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) rankings, will continue their participation Against Spain (Monday 26, 2 p.m.); China (Wednesday 28, 2 p.m.); Japan (Thursday 29, 8:45 p.m.) and Australia (Saturday 31, 11:45 p.m.).

The group, led by Redegui, held rallies in Senard, Pinamar, Carrile, Mar del Plata, San Diego (USA), C கோrdoba and Valencia (Spain) before arriving in Japan for the Olympic Games. The team’s last official performance was in April, when they lost to the Germans for a double Pro League date played at Senard. The epidemic was forced to stop meetings for points with China, Great Britain and Belgium and Los Leonas, far from the champion Netherlands.