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Julio Velasco talking to the Media


Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 22, 2014 - The Argentine Seniors' Men Team said farewell to Cenard facilities where they trained double shift all week prior to leaving tomorrow for Moscow first, where they will play a series of friendly matches v Russia and then, towards Poland - the venue where the most important engagement of the first season of Julio Velasco as coach, the World Championship will take place.

With the presence of the National Sport Secretariat, Carlos Mauricio “Camau” Espínola, who visited the team after training and in front of an important number of journalists, all the players and coaching team answered questions and made interviews.

“You, more tan any one as athletes, know of the effort we made to reach this moment. I wish you the best and over all that your effort fulfils the utmost of the whole team. Enjoy the competition and congratulations for all the work done" emphasized Espinola.

Argentina's friendlies v Russia will take place August 25th - 27th (three matches) and just two days prior to their debut v Venezuela Argentina will arrive to Wroclaw with the same 14 players that work with the coaching team since they travel to play the friendly series in Brazil. Of those 14 huge athletes the coach Velasco, as all the others do, have up to thirty minutes prior to each match to present the final 12 players roster.