Spain-Argentina, Under 19 Rink Hockey's World Championship finals

July 4, 2019

Spain and Argentina will play the Under 19 Rink Hockey's World Championship finals this Friday at CEM Isaac Gálvez of Vilanova i la Geltrú after having defeat respectively Portugal (3-2) and Italy (2-0) in the semifinals.

In the first semifinal, Portugal advanced by twice in the scoreboard, but the Spanish team matched it and ended up trailing the game thanks to a goal from Roc Pujadas 1 minute and 28 seconds before the end of the game, that gave the team the opportunity to be in the finals. Pujadas, with two goals and plays of fantasy, was the best man in the game.

Argentina's victory over Italy was an intense game, which they defeated 2-0 with a goal by Eitel Torres in the first half and another by Joaquín Olmos five minutes before the end of the match.

Chile, who thrashed the United States 14-2, and Colombia, who did the same against Switzerland (8-1), will play this Thursday for the fifth place, while the losers will play for the seventh.

On the other hand, Andorra was proclaimed the winner of the Intercontinental Championship of the same category after beating India 12-3. Andorra has five victories in as many games and this Thursday will close the championship against Mozambique.

PHOTO: RFEP

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