17. Under Chile national team
Chile women’s coach Alex Castro, under the age of 17, assured that they were intent on winning the friendly tournament, in which they will face Mexico, Canada and Colombia.
Chile’s women’s team under the age of 17 will be finished with preparations for this category’s World Cup during FIFA’s date in September, which will be played in India next October. For this he will go to Guanajuato, where he will play the 2022 Revelation Cup.
The friendly competition will see the Red Under 17s face the Mexico-locals, against whom they have already played in the Gradisca tournament—Canada and Colombia—whom they challenged in the South American tournament—and between Wednesday, August 31 and Tuesday. Will be August 6, at the Enrique Fernandez Martinez Sports Unit.
The team traveled to Mexico on Sunday and Sub 17’s DT Alex Castro assured that in this competition “we have to confirm what we have been up to lately. There have been complicated moments from a dynamics and point of view point of view. The game”. “We have tough matches, but always with the idea that the team presents the complexity that will take us through the tournament”.
According to Castro, at La Rosa they already know that “Mexico is a team that plays very well, they have very clear ideas and at this point in time, we have prepared a lot to be able to face them.” We already know them and we know we can play a good game. We go with the sole intention of being able to win”.
Regarding India’s ratification as the venue for the Under-17 World Cup, Castro said that “it gives us peace of mind for what is to come, that the route plan does not change. We continue to work as we go.” We are in the last period and in which the dates are going to be met. India is the country where we all plan the stay and protocol, so we hope it will be a good World Cup for us.”
Women’s team midfielder Amber Figueroa said: “We’ve prepared very well all these weeks. We know it’s going to be a tough tournament, they’re the direct opponents we can face in the World Cup if we don’t. Let’s go through the phase and I think we are very confident about the work that has been done. We all believe in what we do and that is the important thing”.
Plus, facing Mexico for the second time in three months is something they’ve been waiting for. “We have already played with them and it will be a rematch for them. We want to win at home and it will be something unique. It will be a very entertaining match and we are very much looking forward to playing it,” he said.
The first game will take place this Wednesday 31st, precisely against the locals, starting at 5:00 PM (Chile time). Then, on Saturday, September 3rd, at 2 pm against Canada. Finally, the Chile Under-17 team will close their way through the Revelations Cup against Colombia at 6 a.m. Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.