Madrid is preparing to host the U-19 Women’s World Cup

Madrid is preparing to host the U-19 Women’s World Cup

Jose Luis Martinez AlmeidaMayor of Madrid, and Jose Manuel FrancoToday, Thursday, the President of the Supreme Sports Council highlighted the “illusion” that exists with the celebration of the FIBA ​​U-19 Women’s World Cup, which will be held in the Community of Madrid from 15 to 23 July, and which will “promote popular sports and women’s sports”.

The competition, in which sixteen teams will participate, will be held in the municipalities of Alcalá de Henares and Torrejón de Ardoz And the final stage in The Zinc Center Madrid.

“We have been working towards this dream for a long time. It is important because in our present and future one of the pillars is women’s sports. We are committed to young women and the growth of women’s sports, which is key, also on our centenary in the year, we want this championship to be different and we want it to be wrapped with promotional codes unprecedented in this country,” said J.Orge Garbajosa, President of the Spanish Basketball Federation.

jOzi Manuel FrancoThe head of the Supreme Sports Council declared, “Any tournament with these characteristics represents a lot for the sport and for Spain.”

“2022 was historic, we broke all the records in Spanish basketball and now, in the standings, we are higher. United State. Spain will achieve organizational and sporting success with this tournament,” stated the Minister of State for Sports. Encarna Hernandez, Nicknamed “The Hook Girl”, she was born in 1917.

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Jose Luis Martinez Almeida, The mayor of Madrid set the timer to zero to open the tournament and noted that there were “only 163 days left” for the ball to start bouncing.

Elena Buenavida, Joe“The ability to play at home and achieve the goal of winning it is a challenge because we have a generation that is fortunate with very clear ideas,” said the winner of the Spanish under-19 team.

“My family can be proud of my long time and that takes more pressure. The favorite is the United States, it’s competitive, it’s always high, but it’s challenging, and the word impossible is not when playing,” he said.

his partner oa fam He pointed out that “representing your country in the older generations is a dream and a game, even if it is just a game in it wizinkIt will be great.”

The show was also attended by meIgnacio Vasquezmayor Torrejon de Ardoz; Javier Rodriguez, mayor of Alcalá de Henares; s Alberto TomeiDeputy Minister of Sports of the Community of Madrid

Spain She has three medals on the list of U-19 Women’s World Cup winners after thirteen editions contested. in Thailand 2009 they climbed to the podium for the first time, with the silver after losing the final to the United States.

The national team achieved the feat two years later Chili pepper 2011, while in 2019 Spain won the bronze medal in a version also held in Thailand.

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