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Brazil with seven ASOBAL stars and one line-player to attack medal in Rio

Brazil showed high ambitions on upcoming Olympic tournament with tie in Danish Kolding against home team 26:26 in friendly match. The Brazilian head-coach Jordi Ribera announced a list of 15 players for the challenge in Rio. The most interesting fact is that host nation will have only one line-player in the roster, but also the fact that half of the team coming from Spanish ASOBAL (seven players).

Goalkeepers:
César Almeida “Bombom” (Fraikin BM. Granollers-Spain)
Maik Santos (Taubaté – BRA).

Back line:
Haniel Langaro (Naturhouse La Rioja-Spain),
José Guilherme de Toledo (Wisla Plock-Poland),
Leonardo Santos (Ademar Leon-Spain),
Oswaldo Guimarães (Villa de Aranda-Spain)
Thiagus Petrus dos Santos (Mol-Pick Szeged-Hungary).

Playmakers:
Diogo Hubner (São Caetano-SP),
Henrique Teixeira (Fraikin BM. Granollers-Spain)
João Pedro Francisco da Silva (Chambéry Savoie-France).

Wings:
André Martins Soares “Alemão” (Taubaté/ BRA),
Fábio Chiuffa (Assoc. Dep. Ciudad de Guadalajara-Spain)
Lucas Cândido (Taubaté/ BRA).

Line players:
Alexandro Pozzer “Tchê” (Fertiberia Puerto Sagunto-Spain)

Substitution:
Vinícius Teixeira (Taubaté – BRA).

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  1. Peter Bruun

    19. July 2016. at 08:33

    Only six players from Asobal in the Brazilian squad! Fábio Chiuffa has left Guadalajara for Danish KIF Kolding Kobenhavn over summer!

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