Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Rivals, Title, Results...


Argentine Gerardo MARTINO, now national team manager of Paraguay, have announced the list of 22 players that will represent them in Venezuela 2007, a tournament in which they will face Argentina in the group stage.

With 5 players from the Argentine league and one being born in Argentina (Jonathan SANTANA), the main stars of this team will be: Edgar BARRETO, Julio DOS SANTOS and Roque SANTA CRUZ.

The 22 Paraguayans:

Justo VILLAR (Newell's Old Boys), Aldo BOBADILLA (Boca Juniors) y Joel ZAYAS (Bolívar de Bolivia).

Paulo DA SILVA (Toluca, México), Claudio MOREL RODRIGUEZ (Boca Juniors, Argentina), Julio César CÁCERES (Tigres, México), Darío VERÓN (Pumas, México) and Julio MANZUR (Guaraní).

Carlos BONET (Libertad), Enrique VERA (LDU, Ecuador), Edgar GONZALEZ (Cerro Porteño), Cristian RIVEROS (Libertad), Aureliano TORRES (San Lorenzo, Argentina), Jonathan SANTANA (Wolfsburg, Germany), Edgar BARRETO (NEC Nimega, Holland), José Domingo SALCEDO (Cerro Porteño) y Julio DOS SANTOS (Bayern Munich, Germany).

Salvador CABAÑAS (América, México), Nelson CUEVAS (América, México), Roque SANTA CRUZ (Bayern Munich, Germany), Oscar CARDOZO (Newell's Old Boys) and Dante LOPEZ (Crotone, Italy).


The U17 Argentina basketball national team have won the South American Championship by defeating the hosts, Venezuela, 66-55.

"We had the crowd against us but we were not afraid" said our best player Matías NOCEDAL.


World Cup - Roller Hockey:

Argentina defeated South American neighbours, Chile, 6-0 to finish top of Group B in the Montreaux Roller Hockey World Cup.

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