April 27th, 2012 Add comment
Argentina vs. Brazil, a long-standing classic
Teams to clash in Copa de las Naciones, at Palermo, with Gonzalo and Facundo Pieres present
Facundo Pieres played in last year's edition of the event and will be again on Saturday. (Photo: Ramón Casares, www.ramoncasares.net)
Palermo's Polo Catedral is to play host to another classic match between teams representing Argentina and Brazil on Saturday April 28th, in what is known as the Copa de las Naciones (Nations Cup).
The maximum allowed handicap for the teams will be 26 goals, and the Brazliian team's line-up will be as follows: José Eduardo Kalil (5 goals), Rodrigo Ribeiro de Andrade (8), Joo Paulo Ganon (7) and Pedro Zacharias (6).
Playing for Argentina will be brothers Facundo and Gonzalo Pieres, both of them 10-handicap players, together with Carlos Deladino (1 goal) and Pablo Llorente, Jr. (5).
Two of the players have already faced each other, Brazil's Pedro Zacharias and Argentina's Pablo Llorente, Jr. who represented their countries in last October's World Polo Championship, at San Luis. On that occasion, Argentina was the winning side.
On Friday 27th there will be a match between the Senior national teams representing these two countries, and on Saturday 28th there will also be a match for to Junior line-ups representing these countries.
Carlos Deladino 1
Pablo Llorente, Jr. 5
Facundo Pieres 10
Gnzalo Pieres, Jr. 10
José Eduardo Kalil 5
Rodrigo Ribeiro de Andrade 8
Joao Paulo Ganon 7
Pedro Zacharias 6