On Thursday, the national futsal selector, Jorge Bras, announced the call for the preparatory matches for the European Championship 2022, specifically against the Netherlands, which will host the competition that will take place between January and February next year.
The two friendlies will be the first since the dispute between the 2021 World Cup in Lithuania, in October, a test won by the team for the first time from the corners, which will also enter the next European Championship as champions for the title, and seeks to re-validate the title. The status of a European leader.
The call is also the first since Ricardinho’s departure from the Portuguese national team. NS magicThis Tuesday, as he is known, he decided to end his run in the Kenes shirt, a decision that was already expected despite the hope that Portugal could still count, in the next Europe, on what many consider the best player ever in the sport.
Matches against the Netherlands will be played on November 15, at the Top Sport Centrum, in Almere, and on November 16, at the KNVB campus, in Zeist.
Check out Jorge Brass call-up here:
A goal keeper: André Sousa (SL Benfica) and Edu (Viña Albali Valdepeñas);
Sticky: Andre Coelho (Barcelona), Joao Matos (Sporting CP), Nelson (Benfica) and Thomas Paco (Sporting Lisbon);
Alas: Bruno Coelho (Napoli Futsal), Mario Freitas (AD Fundão), Miguel Angelo (Sporting CB), Polita (Sporting CB), Silvestre (Benfica) and Thiago Brito (Braga/AAUM);
Postulates: Erick (Sporting CP) and Fábio Cecílio (SC Braga / AAUM);
Axes: Zeke (Sporting CP).
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