Benalmádena coach Diego Gavilán will be part of the technical staff of the Spanish hockey team as a video analyst. This is evidenced in the list of summoned that Federico González, men’s national indoor hockey coach, has made public for theEuro Hockey Indoor Men’s Championships II, which is held from 14 to 16 this month of January in the Portuguese town of Paredes.
According to information made public by the Benalmádena Hockey Club, Diego Gavilán has already been international with Spain, got bronze in the 2007 World Cup held in Vienna and played both the 2008 European Championship in Yekaterinburg and the 2010 European Championship in Almere (Netherlands).
Regarding the Euro Hockey Indoor Men’s Championships II, the Spanish National Team will face Ukraine, Croatia, Poland, Portugal, Turkey and Slovakia to win the title of the category and regain a place in the highest European division. This Tuesday, a group of athletes from the National Team traveled to Portuguese lands, where they already make their debut against Croatia on Friday. The team traveled with the firm objective of moving up in category.
If you want to see the Spanish hockey team, the matches can be seen through the website www.eurohockeytv.org
And if you are interested in knowing the competition calendar:Euro Hockey Indoor Men’s Championships II Calendar
Women’s first division
Themunicipal pavilion of Alcalá la Real hosts this weekend the Andalusian Championship of the First Division for Women in Indoor Hockey, where a total of seven teams will meet in Jaén, divided into two groups. In Group A, CH Alcalá, Candelaria Hércules and CH San Fernando will face each other. In group B, four teams will face each other, CD Sadus, Carataunas Ilusiona, CHP Benalmádenaand CH Huercal Viator.
The group stage will be played during an exciting day on Saturday, while on Sunday the fight for the medals and the ranking from fifth to seventh place will be played. At stake are the qualifying positions for the two Semifinals of the Spanish Championships, one of which will also be held in the city of La Mota.