The basketball team is ready for the Friday duel that can give the World Cup
AVN CARACAS.- Venezuela has an appointment with the history of this Friday. The national basketball team, led by Fernando Duró, will look to Canada for a win that can lead the team to the 2019 World Cup in China.
The native payroll will be presented on board José Joaquin, "Papá" Carrillo, in Miranda Park, commanded by José José "Grillito" Vargas and six other basketball players of the Canadian team at the FIBA America Championship in 2015 .
David Cubillán, Grégory Vargas, Heissler Guillent, César García, Dwight Lewis Padrón, Elder Giménez, Jhorman Zamora, Pedro Chourio, Luis Bethelmy, Miguel Ruiz, Néstor Colmenares, Windi Graterol and Grégory Echenique are invited.
If the Venezuelan quintet wins, Venezuela will play the fourth FIFA World Cup of its history, after Argentina's 1990s, United States 2002 and Japan 2006.
This is not the first time for the national team facing Canada. Over the last three years, both dentists have been measured twice. The first was in 2015 and the second in 2017.
At the Palacio de los Deportes, in the Federal District, in Mexico, the faces were spotted in the Pre-Olympic flux. On 11 September 2015, Venezuela beat Canada 79-78 in a game defined in the free throwing zone on the second finals.
Windi Graterol scored the score with 20 points, while Néstor Colmenares and John Cox were the same as conflicting with 6 and assisted with 4, respectively.
On that occasion, Venezuela won staff that consisted of nine NBA players.
He gave him the last pass of the Olympic Qualification, an example that was wound up when the Argentina squad 76-71 defeated.
The Venezuelans, after 23 years, had qualified for the Olympics (JJOO), Rio 2016, an event where they won a victory and four difficulties.
A year later, the national quintet was measured against Canada in the Amerup 2017. On August 29, the Americans refused to win 75-66 in stage clothing in the city of Bahía Blanca, Argentina.
In that tournament, Venezuela and Canada gathered a victory and two couples, but the creole completed a difference by the fourth by point.