Handball / World 2021: Paulo Moreno, Benfica captain, called up for the Cabo Verde team

Praia,  Sep 25 (Inforpress) – Sport Lisboa Benfica team captain Paulo Moreno is on the Cabo Verde squad for the November 2-8 training camp in Portugal, with a view to participating in the World Championship.

Son of Cabo Verdean parents, born in Portugal, Paulo Moreno, pivot, 22, is one of the most experienced athletes at Clube da Luz, and appears as one of the 22 athletes selected by helmsman José Tomaz, to integrate the work of Cabo Verde handball national team for the World Cup in Egypt in 2021.

Edmilson Araújo, who until last year represented Sporting de Portugal, before move to Romania, is another one of the strong reinforcements of the “Blue Sharks” for the World Championship.

According to the call, this pre-selection includes five resident athletes, that is, who play in clubs in Cabo Verde, with the remaining 17 competing in the European leagues representing the emblems of Portugal (11), Spain (three ), Germany (one), France (one) and Romania (one).



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