The Xunta supports a women’s basketball tournament that brings together in Lugo the players of the national teams of three countries

The Xunta de Galicia supports the initiative Women’s Basketball on the Primitive Way, promoted by the Drocer association and that this weekend will gather in Lugo the players of the sub-20 category of the selections of Spain, Holland and Hungary.

The territorial delegate of the Autonomous Administration, Javier Arias, participated today in the presentation of this initiative together with the president of Drocer, Ana Ónega, and athletes representing each of the participating teams.

They explained that the matches will be played at the Pazo dos Deportes tomorrow the 24th, on Saturday the 25th and on Sunday the 26th with free access until full capacity is reached. Four teams will participate, made up of players from the sub-20 categories of the three countries and the sub-23 team of the Spanish national team.

The tournament will serve as a preparation for the European Championships and the U-20 athletes from Spain will stay in Lugo for the next week, where they will carry out their training sessions and will have the opportunity to visit the city and its surroundings.

Arias extolled the initiative and welcomed the fact that Lugo hosts “international sports shows of these characteristics, which encourage basketball and sports practice in the municipality”, in addition to helping “the economic revitalization” and the “foreign projection of the city and the Province”.


The tournament begins tomorrow, Friday at 6:00 p.m. with the match between Hungary and the Netherlands; followed by the meeting between the Spain sub-20 and sub-23 teams at 8:30 p.m. On Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Hungary and Spain U-23 will face each other; and at 8:30 p.m. Spain sub-20 and Holland. Lastly, on Sunday, the U-23 Spain and the Netherlands programs close at 5:00 p.m.; and Spain under-20 and Hungary at 7:30 p.m.

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