Salva Indurain, the recently appointed coach of Spain men, has revealed the 27 players that will begin preparations for the World League Round 3 competition that takes place in Rotterdam (NED) from 13-23 June. The competition serves as a qualifier for the 2014 FIH World Cup.
The list contains a number of Spanish hockey’s big names, including top goalkeeper Quico Cortes, outstanding defender Ramon Alegre, dangerous striker Santi Freixa, and the mercurial talent that is Edi Tubau.
As well as including these iconic stars of Spanish hockey, Indurain’s decision to name ten newcomers in his selection clearly shows that he is also looking very much to the future. The full squad can be found below.
1: Quico Cortés - Den Bosch (NED)
2: Mario Fernández - Real Sociedad de Tenis Santander
3. Borja Zumalacárregui - Club Deportivo Complutense
4. Sergi Enrique - Atlétic Terrassa Hockey Club
5. Ramón Alegre - SV Kampong (NED)
6. Bosco Pérez-Pla - Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
7. Oriol Peremiquel - Atlétic Terrassa Hockey Club
8. Ramón Romeu - Club Egara
9. Fran Dinarés - Club Egara
10. Alejandro de Frutos - Club Deportivo Complutense
11. David Alegre - Real Club de Polo de Barcelona
12. Miquel Delás - Royal Antwerp HC (BEL)
13. Manel Terraza - Real Club de Polo de Barcelona
14. Andrés Mir - Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
15. Marc Sallés - Atlétic Terrassa Hockey Club
16. Salvador Piera - Real Club de Polo de Barcelona
17. Santiago Freixa - Amsterdam H&BC (NED)
18. Eduard Tubau - Club Egara
19. Roger Padrós - Real Club de Polo de Barcelona
20. Gabriel Dabanch - Royal Antwerp HC (BEL)
21. Roc Oliva - Amsterdam H&BC (NED)
22. Alex Casasayas - Real Club de Polo de Barcelona
23. Álvaro Iglesias - Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
24. Xavi Lleonart - Real Club de Polo de Barcelona
25. Vicens Ruiz - Club Egara
26. Marc Torrente - Atlétic Terrassa Hockey Club
27. Gonzalo Lasso - Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
Team Leader - Alejo Noblom
Coach - Salvador Indurain
Coach - Oriol Alcaraz.
Assistant Coach - Alejandro Siri.
Trainer - Ton Figuls.
Physiotherapist - Jaume March.
Medical Team - Dr. Gil Rodas & Dr. Joaquín Terricabras.
Videographer - Nacho Saládrigas.
Source: RFEH Media Release
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