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At the last days the Angolan national teams, senior and U-20, are preparing it presence in both FIRS World Cup.
The "Palancas" are preparing the San Juan 2011 in Europe these days and will take part a famous Roller Hockey Tournament, Golden Cup,that will take place in Blanes, Catalonia, from tomorrow 16th until 19th of June. During 4 days Angola will play against Catalonia, France, Switzerland, a World Team, and the hosts of the competition, Sather Blanes.
Almost all the players of Angola compete in Europe, and from Angola just one goalkeeper has come, Pedalé.
The other names that will play in Golden Cup are: Tiago Santos, Kirro, Márcio Santos, Big (Geieg), Joe, Rui André, Rui Miguel, João Pinto and André Centeno.
Also some junior players had taken part with the main team, to prepare the FIRS World Cup U-20, that will happen in Barcelos, Portugal. The young players are Paizinho (Coinasa HC Liceo), Nery, Paulo, Geovety, Paulo Temba (Óquei Barcelos).
Angola has preselected players to 2011 FIRS World Cup U-20
The preselected players by Orlando “Nando” Graça (national coach) to the U-20 World Cup are: Paulo, Nery, Geovety, Ery, Paulo Temba, all playing in Portugal, Big, that plays in GEiGE from Spain and the others Nadi, Reace, Caio, Gui, Dinho, Lelas, Paizinho, Susi, Bebucho e Adilson Diogo, that play in Angola.
Although Angola is playing with a lot of Portuguese nationalized players, that are bringing a lot of excellent results in the last years, it's very important this bet of Angola Federation in young formation.
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