Havana, Jun 15.- The Cuban Men's Handball team traveled this Thursday toward Greenland, to compete in the Pan American Championships in that sport that, set of next 16 to 24, will give three tickets to the appointment of the orb.
Enrique Delisle, technical director of the cast manly of Cuba, told the ACN that continental tournament goes with the aspiration to become among the three first places and qualify for the World Cup, which will be jointly Germany and Denmark of 9 to 27 January 2019.
For us, it would be a great achievement, especially because from 2009 we do not attend to that type of universal contests, he said.
He added that at the Pan-American will compete 12 teams divided into two groups of six, and advance to the next round the first two of each key that would cross in the semi-finals, then discussing the medals.
Among the main rivals mentioned Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, hence they should play very well to fulfill their intended purpose.
After the continental event, said that they will have a training base in Qatar, where they will play three matches of preparation with a view to the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, to be held from 19 July to 3 August.
According to Delisle, to the lid Centro Caribbean Iran with the pretense of discussing the gold medal and improve the third place achieved in Veracruz, 2014.
Right now we have ten handball players hired in Spain, France and Portugal, 9 of which will represent us in Barranquilla, and I am sure that they will be able to help the team a lot, he concluded. (ACN) (Photo: http://www.trabajadores.cu)