Argentina’s young National Team lost the first friendly

Argentina’s young National Team lost the first friendly

At the start of a series of friendlies, the light blue and white team did not beat the Mexican team, which is preparing for the Paris 2024 pre-Olympic tournament and Touet is the team’s top scorer.

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After a few days of training, The time has finally come to go out on the field for Argentina National Team training which is starting to add filming. The team, consisting of young talents, They lost a tight 81 to 77, but have a good feeling about their preparation. The attitude of some members of the squad allowed Herman Mandole’s team to get back into the game, and look for solutions for the second match, which will be held this Tuesday.

The dawn of the game marked one of what would be key to the game. The Mexican team took advantage of physical supremacy to impose conditions in the paint. He scored near the rim, and dominated the aerial fight. The light blue and white tried to discount from quick attacks and aggressive exits, but many times the locals responded well. Argentina became less, and He went into the locker room with a 50-36 deficit.

The face of the national cast changed in the second half. In a more intense Bressan, he found solutions to prevent the locals from scoring in the painted area. From there, he started doing what he loved the most: running. With the goal of Santiago Trouet and the leadership of Juani Marcos, things fall into place. The distance is shortened to a single digit and the opportunities are enlarged for the children. A few loose balls (one of the issues to be solved for Mandole’s team), along with the effectiveness of the locals with some key bombs gave the locals the win, 81 to 77.

Mexico - Argentina
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The figures:

Santiago Trouet and Gonzalo Corbalán were the top scorers for the local team with 15 points each. The power forward from the University of San Diego added 7 rebounds, while Corbalán, who plays for Spain’s LEB Oro, contributed 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Juani Marcos added 11 points with 6 rebounds and Gonzalo Bressán finished with 10. All twelve players saw action, including a promising entry by Fracisco Conradi, one of the last to join the team. Argentina went 10 of 31 on triples, but just 13 of 23 on free throws for 56%. Mexico won the battle in the paint and against the boards, including 15 offensive rebounds.

The continuation of the tour:

The National Team’s tour will continue this Tuesday from 10 pm, against the same rivals.

Source: Tycsports

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