The Europe Warriors venture, the brainchild of Jesús E. Sánchez from Mexico, current head coach of Osos Rivas (Madrid, Spain) is entering its remaining month. A crew of players from European clubs has been put jointly to travel to Mexico to play the Countrywide Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) – Pumas CU on August 12 in the Estadio Olímpico Universitario on the UNAM campus in Mexico Metropolis.
The match will rejoice 90 several years of background of the Pumas football software.
We asked coach Sánchez how the recruiting progress has been:
Sánchez: The recruiting system has been very good. We have only two spots left. We have filtered above 150 requests from the invitations because we know they could assist our crew, and virtually 50 players contacted us on our particular FB pages and as a result of other stores, so there was a lot of details to system.
AFI: Have you shut the roster off?
Sánchez: Right now we have 42 players with contracts signed and most of them with the flight tickets, and we are waiting around for some contracts to be indication, we will close the roster on 44 players and we program to do it this weekend.
AFI: Will you be keeping tryouts and if so when and wherever?
Sánchez: We will not have tryouts, we recruit the identical way most groups in Europe recruit their imports with interviews, video clips and references.
AFI: How are you emotion about the party?
Sánchez: I’m certain as I inform all the players on the welcome letter this is a at the time in a life time opportunity. PUMAS is a crew with a fantastic custom and they will only rejoice at the time their 90th anniversary, we be expecting above 15,000 spectators in a fantastic working day for soccer. But continue to I’m centered on the critical features of the match like performing difficult on scouting and scheduling to get the acquire or make the players give their very best energy although they appreciate the expertise and not concentrate on the appropriate of the match like the celebration of the 90th anniversary, big stadium….
AFI: As you probably know, American Football Intercontinental has been covering the two faculty leagues in Mexico for the previous two several years so we consider this is an remarkable party. What sort of fascination is getting generated in Mexico?
Sánchez: Well correct now there is continue to some doubts on the people today if this is for actual, but as before long as the UNAM announce the match im certain the Mexican crowd will be pretty exited and waiting around for the match.
AFI: You are recruiting players of all nationalities but how lots of Spanish players have signed up?
Sánchez: Right now we have 11 nationalities on our roster we have four players from Spain signed and with struggle ticket , we also have players from Italy, France, Denmark, Poland, Germany, British isles, Mexico, United states, Canada and China.