The Colombian U17 national team will take part in the fourth World Uruguay Championship this Wednesday, which will bring together 16 of the best teams from five continents.
The initial goal, after arriving as a South American sub-champion, is to overcome a group of nations that were not so important in the country: in New Zealand it was 13th in 2008, in Azerbaijan in 2012, at 11th place and in 2014 in Costa Rica. 16 °.
To this end, the trainer acknowledged Didier Luna at the press conference they will have to beat the nerves of the players, "in the face of such strong rivals, but with all the support we will continue to pursue."
The strategist said that this is an excellent event in women's football in Colombia, "which is in development and has little international competition."
The first opponent will be all Canada, this afternoon (at 5:00 pm) at the Charrúa Stadium in Montevideo. Then comes Spain (Saturday) and South Korea (November 21st), which is already the second-place winner and world champion respectively, and this is due to the most demanding test.
Archer Michell LugoHowever, he said in Winsport statements that, despite the trajectory of his opponents, the field is a place where everything is defined and expected to be offered as much as possible.
"We analyze the size, but everything in the field and in football can be overcome, it's not supposed to be a word," he said.
Colombia has faced Canada twice this tournament with 2008 (1-1) and beats (2-1) in 2012.
Statistics show that the team tripled played 9 games in the U-17 World Championship, with a profit of 18.5%, resulting in a triumph (4-0 in Azerbaijan 2012), 2 draws (Denmark and Canada, and 1-1 in 2008 ) and 6 losses (in 2008 New Zealand 3-1, Canada 1-0, Nigeria 3-0, Mexico 4-0, Nigeria 2-1 and Nigeria 3-1).
Canada has participated in five editions, and the number is the eighth ranquin, thanks to his 18 games (6 wins, 6 wins, 6 failures) with a total return of 44.4%.
His best positions were in New Zealand-2008 and Azerbaijan-2012, seventh. Trinidad and Tobago 2010 (tenth year), Costa Rica-2014 (8th place) and Jordan-2016. The year (place 9) was not harmonized again.