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Argentina squad confirmed for women's World Cup

May 24, 2018

Argentina Head Coach Agustín Corradini has announced his squad for the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup London 2018 taking place between 21 July and 5 August as Los Leonas seek the fifth consecutive World Cup podium finish and the third world title in the nation's history.


Among those selected are FIH Hockey Stars Player of the Year 2017 Delfina Merino, Noel Barrionuevo and Belén Succi who will be taking part in their third World Cup having won gold in Rosario in 2010 and bronze in The Hague 2014.

With an average age of 25.1 years, ten players will make their World Cup debuts: Julia Gomes Fantasia and Agustina Habif, among the most experienced, and eight Hockey Junior World 2016 champions including FIH hockey Stars Rising Player of the Year 2017 María José Granatto, Bianca Donati, Lucina Von der Heyde, Agostina Alonso, Magdalena Fernandez Ladra, Paula Ortiz, Eugenia Trinchinetti and Julieta Jankunas. 

Ranked third in the FIH Hero World Rankings, Argentina's first Group C match is against Spain (WR: 11) on Sunday July 22 at 09:00 (all times Argentina Time - ART). On Wednesday 25 July they will play against Germany (WR: 6) at 14:00 while their last match, on Saturday 28 July, is against South Africa (WR: 14), starting at 10:00. 

After the gold medals obtained in Perth 2002 and Rosario 2010, the silver medals in Mandelieu 1974, Berlin 1976 and Dublin 1994 and the bronze medals in Madrid 2006 and The Hague 2014, Los Lionas will seek to reach the podium as they did in the last four editions

In the coming days, Las Leonas will continue their preparations at CeNARD in Buenos Aires before playing a series of five test matches against the USA at the Estadio de Club Natación y Gimnasia de Tucumán. Tickets for these matches can be purchased through the Ticketek portal.

Upon returning from Tucumán, Victoria Sauze and Sofia Toccalino will continue training alongside the squad and will remain as reserves of the selected team until the departure of the World Cup players to London. 

For more information about Argentina, visit their website.

Argentina Women’s Hockey Team for the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018  

  • Belen Succi
  • Florencia Mutio 
  • Julia Gomes Fantasia 
  • Noel Barrionuevo 
  • Agustina Habif 
  • Bianca Donati 
  • Lucina Von Der Heyde 
  • Florence Habif 
  • Agostina Alonso 
  • Magdalena Fernández Ladra 
  • Rocio Sánchez Moccia 
  • Paula Ortiz 
  • Delfina Merino 
  • Martina Cavallero 
  • María Jose Granatto 
  • Eugenia Trinchinetti 
  • Julieta Jankunas
  • Agustina Albertarrio 

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