Handball: Aquilino Fortes appointed national coach of the U-19 for the ‘Trophy Challenge’

Praia, Mar 10 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde’s U-19 men’s handball team, guided by coach Aquilino Fortes, will be together on the 14th this month, in Praia, for the preparation of the “Trophy Challenge”, scheduled for 24-28 this month in Mali.

According to the direction of the Cabo Verdean Handball Federation, coach Aquilino Fortes, who won the regional and national championships for the male and female teams of Atlético do Mindelo in the last championship, was appointed as the main coach.

Edmilson Martins, the coach of the Associação Desportiva e Recreativa dos Picos, was appointed to the position of assistant national coach.

For these commitments, the technical team summoned 14 athletes:

Goalkeepers: Jorge Gomes (K Kobra, Fogo) and Clenderson Lopes (Desportivo, South Santiago).

Pivot: Danielson Andrade and Mário Rendall (Farense, São Vicente).

Winger: Yanick Silva (Atlético, São Vicente), Elizandro Andrade (Garridos, South Santiago), Bruno Cardoso (Graciosa, North Santiago) and Erick da Luz (Oderf, Sal).

Backcourt: Flávio de Pina (ADR Picos, North Santiago), Paulo Lopes (Farense, São Vicente), Angelito Varela (Desportivo, South Santiago) and Nivaldo Costa (Tabanka, North Santiago).

Center: Thierry Fortes (Farense, São Vicente) and Gilson Sanches (Seven Stars, South Santiago).



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