With Espedale and Kolff from Neuquén, Argentina qualified for the U19 Basketball World Cup

the neuquinas Gianella Espedale and Natasjja Kolff are World Cup players. Yesterday they collaborated in the victory of the National Team over Colombia by 64-55 for the quarterfinals of the FIBA ​​Americas U18 and they kept the passport to the World Cup of the category which will be played next year.

the national team won a key game at home, was superior to the coffee makers from the first minute of play and achieved the great objective of the contest. With this result, Argentina maintains a validity in terms of presences in world cups of the category, in addition to having consummated his pass to semifinals of the contest that is played in Obras Sanitarias, where today they will face Canada.

Those directed by Sandra Pavón they showed enormous collective work, building from back to front and in a process where defense is its great virtue. Regarding the participation of neuquinas, Espedale jumped from the bench and added 2 points and 1 assist, while Kolff played inning and collaborated with 6 points, 3 rebounds and 1 assist.

Julia Fernandez (12 points and 8 rebounds), Nicole Tapari (14 so many), Lara Tribouley (13 units) and Alma Bourgarel (9 points and 7 rebounds) were the top scorers for the Argentine team.

Argentina will once again be present in a youth World Cup for the third time in a row, in recent years it managed to qualify for Bangkok ’19 and Debrecen ’21. This Saturday, from 8:30 p.m.will continue his journey at FIBA ​​Americas in semifinals facing Canada.

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