Team of quinas will participate in the Tournament of the Four Nations, which takes place between October 2 and 8.
The National Women’s National Team departed this morning from Lisbon airport for China, where they will participate in the Four Nationals Tournament, which takes place from October 2 to 8 in Yongchua.
Still if some of the summoned players, that later will join the entourage, the Guerreiras followed trip with optimism and good disposition.
Francisco Neto has called 22 athletes for the competition, in a list where the name of captain Cláudia Neto is unknown, who, for bureaucratic reasons, was left out, being replaced by Francisca Cardoso.
Portugal have their debut in the competition scheduled for October 4, against China. Two days later, the ‘Warriors’ join forces with Thailand and Finland, October 8.
List of 22 summons:
– Goalkeepers: Rute Costa (Sp. Braga), Inês Pereira (Sporting) and Patrícia Morais (Sporting);
– Defenders: Carole Costa (Sporting), Matilde Fidalgo (Sp. Braga), Monica Mendes (AC Milan), Sara Monteiro (Valadares Gaia) and Sílvia Rebelo (Benfica);
– Midfielders: Andreia Norton (SC Sand), Cláudia Lima (Valadares Gaia), Cláudia Neto (Wolfsburg), Diana Gomes (Sp. Braga), Dolores Silva (At.Madrid), Fátima Pinto (Sporting), Tatiana Pinto and Vanessa Marques (Sp. Braga) and Francisca Cardoso (Sp. Braga);