Athletic Club ladies’ team is already in Andalusia to compete in the 65th edition of the Ramón de Carranza trophy. After training in the morning on the San Mamés’ turf and after travelling by plane to Seville, the red and white expedition has taken a course to Cádiz to stay at the Hotel Exe Guadalete. There the ones led by Ángel Villacampa will rest until the appointment arrives tonight from 10 pm. The coach from Toledo can count on all the players except the injured Damaris Egurrola and Oihane Hernández.
The Ramón de Carranza stadium will host the first semi-final duel against the CD Tacón from Madrid. For the first time in its 65-year history, the summer tournament will be exclusively female. The lionesses will look for a place in the final on Wednesday.
This morning, in the City Council of Cadiz, has taken place the presentation by tournament institutions side. The vice-secretary, María Tato, and the manager Begoña Castaño have attended the meeting on behalf of Athletic Club together with Joseba Agirre, sports director of the women’s area.
The list for the Ramón de Carranza Trophy is made up of the following 26 players:
Ainhoa Tirapu, Andrea Sierra, Ainhoa Moraza, Garazi Murua, Ainhoa Álvarez, Andrea de la Nava, Nekane Díez, María Díaz Cirauqui, Yulema Corres, Maite Oroz, Jone Ibáñez, Andere Legina, Erika Vázquez, Eunate Arraiza, Marta Unzué, Lucía García, Marta Perea, Leia Zarate, Vanesa Gimbert, Ane Azkona, Oihane Valdezate, Leyre Monente, Mariana Cerro, Amaiur Sarriegi, Nerea Nevado and Naroa Uriarte.
Azkona and Oihane elevated to first-team status
The forward and the defender, who had been registered as B-team players so far, will have new numbers on their backs as A-team footballers
A call full of leaves for the match in Madrid
The first team of Athletic Clun women is suffering from the flue and asked the subsidiary team for help so as to fill in the call
“The key is in the concentration and attention to small details”
Brief of Ángel Villacampa on the eve of the next commitment of Primera Iberdrola against Madric CFF (Sunday, 12:00)
Madrid CFF, a team in need
The team from Madrid has not won a League match since September and it has hired international players during the winter season
The day of Andrea Sierra
The midfielder from Bilbao recalls the goal she scored against Levante UD last Sunday: the first one she scores as Athletic Club player
Work plan until January 20
After two consecutive home matches arrives the first departure of the year to face Madrid CFF
Sierra rescues a point at the last moment
A goal on 94 minutes against Levante rewards the team for a great job done, especially after bringing out the best version of themselves in the second half
“We were able to reinvent ourselves”
Ángel Villacampa wants to improve the team’s performance in the second half of the season, which will start off tomorrow with the match against UD Levante (Lezama, 12.00pm)
The lionesses, in wait for the Levante UD
Athletic, in fifth place, will try to score points against the granotas team that strongly defends the third place in the Primera Iberdrola
Not a kick off to sit back
Levante and Valencia will visit Lezama in January while February will bring the kick-off for Copa de la Reina and a derby against Real Sociedad