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U18 team continues preparation with Friendly

Jonaiker Ecker assured that the team continues to work correctly for the Americup 2024

The U18 men's preselection added one more friendly to its preparation for the FIBA ​​AmeriCup U18 2024 that will be played in Buenos Aires, Argentina from June 03 to 09. 

Those led by Yonaiker Ecker faced the team from the Obras Basket Development League in order to maintain the pace and intensity of the game three days before the debut.

During the match, coach Ecker put into play the 13 preselected players who aspire to represent Venezuela in this competition that will grant four places to the 19 U2025 World Cup.

“We got a positive balance from all the friendly matches, the boys have grown enormously. “We took out the positive and improved the negative to arrive on Monday (debut day) as well prepared as possible to face the tournament,” said the coach.

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Regarding the team's progress, Ecker assured that the team has worked in the "correct way" by reinforcing defensive intensity and the game with shared ball on offense, "with a lot of passing, mobility and concept." For Venezuela, the objective is to qualify for next year's World Cup and the work of the technical staff for this AmeriCup has been based on that.

The Venezuelan team will continue its preparation before the debut against Puerto Rico on June 03 at the Obras Sanitarias Stadium.

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