Praia, Sep 13 (Inforpress) – The women’s footbal national team travels today, at 6:00PM, to Senegal, where it will play against the local counterpart in two friendly matches, scheduled for 15 and 18 this month.
Speaking to Inforpress, after the last training session, held at the National Stadium in Praia, national coach Silvéria Nédio said the team travels “well prepared, despite muscle fatigue” for these two games.
“We did ten training sessions, which caused some muscle fatigue, which is normal, and some one-off injuries, but by game day we will have 80 percent (%) of players recovered,” he said.
The coach also ensured that the 34 selected tested negative for the COVID-19, and were thus all fit for this afternoon’s trip to Senegal.
Convened by the coach Silvéria Nédio:
Goalkeepers: Sheila Gonçalves “Txuru” and Jacinta Rodrigues “Jaça” (Seven Stars)
Defenses: Varsénia da Luz (Seven Stars), Joseane Fernandes “Jô” (Seven Stars), Maria Cabral “Sol” (Seven Stars), Eleonora Mendes “Evy” (Jovens Unidos), Mara Santos (Mindelense), Zuleika Sousa “Zuzu” (Mindelense), Eliane Fernandes (Mindelense), Flávia Rodrigues (Águias Vermelhas), Daniela Levi (Llana) and Lariza Rodrigues (Llana).
Midfield: Eleia Vieira “Leia”, (Seven Stars), Romina Rosário “Llana”, Carolyn Tomar “Nany” (Llana), Maria Silva “Sonia”, (ADEC), Keila Delgado (Benz Taxi), Sasha Wahnon (Mindelense), Ruth Duarte (Mindelense).
Forwards: Ivânia Moreira “Vã” (Seven Stars), Irlanda Lopes “Irlas” (Seven Stars), Diana Borges “Lank” (FC Vilaverdense, Portugal), Vanda da Graça (Mindelense), Ronise Monteiro “Rô” (Jovens Unidos).
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