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Odesur Games 2022

26 Oct 11:29

In the Chamber of Deputies, a very special moment was experienced this Wednesday with the well-deserved distinction received by the Paraguayan athletes who won medals at the ASU 2022 South American Games, which took place in our country from the 1st to the 15th of this month.

The compatriot athletes who managed to stand out during the competition received the Arsenio Erico Award and the National Order of Community Merit for winning a medal at the ODESUR 2022 South American Games and for representing our country with stature.

“The young people that we intend to distinguish today not only meet these requirements of discipline and dedication, but, in addition to being high-level athletes, they have represented the country with pride and patriotism during the last ODESUR South American Games, held a few days ago,” he had indicated the deputy, Rocío Abed, president of the Commission of Social Equity and Gender, when requesting the approval of the project.

It should be remembered that Paraguay won a total of 48 medals in the historic edition of the competition; 8 Gold, 26 Silver and 14 Bronze.

Cycling, Bodybuilding, Figure Skating, Tennis, Table Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Swimming, Athletics, Basketball, Handball, Bowls, Boxing, Field Soccer, FIFA Futsal, Beach Soccer, Golf, Judo, Karate, Rowing, Rugby, Squash and Canoeing are the disciplines in which Paraguay won medals.

He also won medals in Chess and Padel, but these sports only participated experimentally, by invitation and do not count in the medal table.


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Paraguayans abroad

26 Oct 10:30

The Paraguayan striker, Ángel Romero, would have his days numbered at Cruz Azul in Mexico, a club he had arrived with a lot of noise, but he did not manage to weigh in the way the fans would have expected.

The “Cement Machine” supporter account, @Hablemosdelazul, assured that the board would not intend to renew the “Twin’s” contract. Ángel Romero will not continue with Cruz Azul for 2023. The directive did not approach the Paraguayan again to negotiate. The ‘Creator’ will most likely go to South America as a free player. His time in the “Cement Machine” will be remembered for the quality flashes of him and nothing else. Successes”public.

Romero arrived at the Mexican team in February 2022 and in the first months it cost him a lot to get minutes. He came to accumulate 38 games played between the Clausura and Apertura tournament of Aztec soccer, registering three sacred cries.

Ángel, 30, could continue his career in Brazil or Argentina, but that will be defined only in December, surely, the month in which his relationship with Cruz Azul ends.


Paraguayans abroad

26 Oct 08:49

With Gustavo Gómez as captain and scorer, Palmeiras beat Athletico Paranaense 3-1 on Tuesday and took another huge step towards the Brasileirao title where they placed 13 points behind Internacional and Flamengo, but with one game more than the team from Porto Alegre, in the absence of 4 dates for the end of the championship.

The great pearl of Palmeiras, the young striker Endrick, scored his first goal as a professional. He entered in the second half and signed the partial 2-1 in a duel that Verdao started losing.

The team led by the Portuguese Abel Ferreira can win its eleventh league star this Wednesday, since Internacional (partially third, with 61 points) and Corinthians (fourth, with 57 and one game less) did not beat Ceará and Fluminense, respectively, on that day. .

The Palmeirenses, champions of the 2020 and 2021 Libertadores Cups, have 74 units, so a draw or a defeat by the Colorados or Albinegros would make them unattainable with four games to go.

In the event that one of the two were to equal them in points, the advantage goes to the Paulistas for having more victories.

The Paraguayan defender, Gustavo Gómez, played the 90 minutes and in addition to playing a great game defensively, he was in charge of settling the dispute in the 76th minute, with a powerful header after a corner kick. The “Sheriff” already has 11 goals in the season.

– Scorer premiere –
The night to dream of the title, which would consolidate Ferreira’s men as the most winners of the Brasileirao, was emotional, not only because Endrick made his debut with the nets, but because the visitors started losing.

In the scoring of equality (59), the great promise battled with Gustavo Scarpa for the authorship of the goal, because it was not clear who hit the ball before it crossed the line. The ‘Verdão’ was officially attributed to the youth team, but the records pointed to the sacred cry in favor of Scarpa.

Analyzed by the big clubs in Europe, according to the local press, Endrick became the youngest player to score for Palmeiras, at 16 years and 96 days old.

The comeback goal (70), however, was very clear: the striker celebrated by headlining Roni’s cross from the left wing of the World Cup Arena da Baixada, in Curitiba (south).

Paraguayan defender Gustavo Gómez (76) closed the account with a header from a corner, burying the joy of the locals, who lined up the substitutes. The forces of the rojinegros are concentrated in the final of the Copa Libertadores that they will play this Saturday against Flamengo in Guayaquil (Ecuador).

Defender Matheus Felipe opened the scoring in the 30th minute for those led by Luiz Felipe Scolari, who are sixth and played with ten men since the 60th minute due to the expulsion of Argentine winger Tomás Cuello.

MAIN POSITIONS: Palmeiras 74, Internacional and Flamengo 61, Corinthians 57…



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