Days after the World Cup, Nicolás Sánchez will face Wales again

Days after the World Cup, Nicolás Sánchez will face Wales again

The fly half of Los Pumas, Nicolás Sánchez, was included in the squad of the Barbarians FC team, which will face the Welsh team next Saturday, November 4at the Principality stadium, in the city of Cardiff.

Sanchez, historic scorer The Pumasa substitute in six of the seven matches that the Argentine team played in the 2023 World Cup in France, will be the team’s fly half. Barbarians.

For its part, Lautaro Bazan Velez is the other player The Pumas summoned and who will be part of the relay bench.

Eddie Jonneswho resigned as coach of the national team Australia and Scott Robertsonbrand new technician of the All Blacks of New Zealand will be in charge of the team that will have as captain Alun Wyn Jones.


The friendly match will give the Welsh fans the opportunity to say goodbye to a series of legends who are retiring from international rugby, such as Jones himself and also Leigh Halfpenny and Justin Tipuricamong others.

The titular formation of the barbarians to measure yourself against Welsh is the next: Ilasia Droasese; Shaun Stevenson, Len Ikitau, Izaia Perese and Selestino Ravutaumada; Nicolás Sánchez and Simione Kuruvoli; Rob Valetini, Michael Hooper and Justin Tipuric; Alun Wyn Jones (captain) and Rob Leota; Taniela Tupou, Tevita Ikanivere and Joe Moody.

The substitute bench will be made up of: Angus Bell, Asafo Aumua, Peni Ravai, Api Ratuniyarawa, Tom Hooper, Lautaro Bazán Vélez, Ben Donaldson and Andrew Kellaway.

Source: Ambito

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