Basketball player Raudelis Guerra leaves the Cuba team during stopover in Madrid

The Guantanamo basketball player Raudelis War He left the Cuban Basketball Team during a stopover in Madrid, when they were going to compete in El Salvador, in group A of the pre-qualifiers towards the AmeriCup (male) from 2022.

The Cuban sports journalist Henry Morales Marquez, reported through his Twitter profile that Guerra left the National Team at the Barajas airport. The Cuba Basketball team is left with only 9 players to compete in the qualifying rounds that will take place in the Salvadoran capital, from July 2 to 4.

The abandonment of the war has already been confirmed, although the Cuban delegation has not offered official statements in this regard. The journalist and sports commentator of the Cuban National Television Reinier Gonzalez, said that “this is very difficult” and left his comment open on Twitter.

The technician Jose Ramirez, had prepared his team of 10 players that had to compete in group A of the pre-qualifiers towards the AmeriCup of 2022, to conquer one of the two places in the contest.

JIT had indicated that the only absence within the Antillean formation was pivot Javier Justiz, a member of the Casademont Zaragoza formation belonging to the Endesa League in the highest category of Spanish basketball.

On June 24 the official press Cuban had indicated that the selection of basketball players was led by Jasiel rivero, two-time European champion with the Spanish San Pablo Burgos and Karel Guzman, holder with the Romanian U Banca Transilvania Cluj Napoca.

The Cuban Basketball Federation reported that it had made arrangements for the inclusion of athletes who play on their own in other countries, such as Reinaldo García (Fukushima Firebons Saga from Japan) and Yorman Polas (MHP Riesen from Germany), but it was not possible.

They also play in the team Lisvan Valdez (champion- Santa Tecla, El Salvador), Yoanki Mensía Y Pedro Bombino (Gymnastics and Fencing of Argentina), as well as Osmel Oliva (Brujos de Izalco, from El Salvador).

Raudelis War and his companions Yoel cubillas, Neisser Cousin, Marcos Chacon they completed the team with several figures who play outside the country.

The tournament is scheduled to take place at the Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium. Cuba, El Salvador, Bahamas and Costa Rica will compete.

The two best teams will qualify among the 16 on the continent for the AmeriCup 2022, where seven tickets will be distributed to the World Cup in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia, and to the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile, in 2023.

One aspect that has caught the attention of many people is why the Cuban National Team would travel to Madrid and then go to El Salvador. On Twitter they have pointed out that there are no passages with a more expeditious route between the two countries.

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