Francis Cagigao announced that Chile will face Venzuela between May 20 and 28 in a friendly duel. In addition, the female sub 17 continues to work with a view to the World Cup in the category.
The national sports director of the Chilean team, Francis Cagigao, spoke at length this Thursday and one of the issues he addressed was the present and future of the women’s representatives.
Regarding the Chilean adult team, Cagigao confirmed two friendlies on national soil against Venezuela, a country that has striker Deyna Castellanos, from Atlético Madrid, as its great figure.
“The adult women’s team, with José Letelier and his coaching staff, are working intensely to play two friendlies with Venezuela in Chilean territory between the 20th and 28th,” said Cagigao.
The director adds that “all the FIFA dates have been occupied, since we played the Olympic Games. After that, we will seek to work very intensely in the Copa América in Colombia, there we will seek to qualify for (the Olympic Games in) Paris 2024 and the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand”.
Likewise, Chilean women’s football is awaiting the draw for the India 2022 U-17 World Cup, which will be played between October 11 and 30.
“The U17 women’s team is immersed in their weekly work. This week there was a friendly against Santiago Morning that serves as preparation. They also have friendlies between May 9 and 22, against women’s teams and in some cases, men. That increases the physical level. Everything is heading for the tournament that they will play in Gradisca, Italy, between June 22 and 26. Then we will be attentive to the draw for the World Cup, which is on June 24, ”said Cagigao.