MADRID, 11 Jun. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Spanish women's football team is concentrating from this Sunday at the Ciudad del Fútbol in Las Rozas (Madrid) to begin its preparation for the European Championship in England this summer, which will be held from July 6 to 31.
The 28 players called up will thus start their way to the continental event with two friendly matches, the first of them against Australia on Saturday June 25 at the Nuevo Colombino in Huelva. Later, on Friday, July 1, they will face Italy at the Stadio Teofilo Patini in Castel di Sangro.
On Sunday, July 3, Jorge Vilda's team will begin their trip to Marlow (England) to face the tournament. Before, at the end of June, the Spanish coach will have to give the final list of 23 internationals to play the European Championship, so he will have to rule out five players.
Villarreal's Aragonese striker Salma Paralluelo, U-17 European and world champion, is the main novelty on a continuous list that includes eleven players from FC Barcelona, current champion of the Primera Iberdrola and the Copa de la Reina and runner-up of the Champions League.
Players such as Marta Cardona and Athenea del Castillo, two of the seven Madridistas in the call, have also received the call, while white teammates such as Claudia Zornoza, Maite Oroz and Nahikari García or the athletic Maitane López were left out.
Lucía García (Athletic Club), Ainhoa Vicente Moraza (Athletic Club), Laia Aleixandri (Atlético de Madrid), Lola Gallardo (Atlético de Madrid), Sheila García (Atlético de Madrid), Aitana Bonmatí (FC Barcelona), Mariona Caldentey (FC Barcelona), Patricia Guijarro (FC Barcelona), Jennifer Hermoso (FC Barcelona), Mapi León (FC Barcelona), Leila Ouahabi (FC Barcelona), Sandra Paños (FC Barcelona), Irene Paredes (FC Barcelona), Andrea Pereira (FC Barcelona) ), Claudia Pina (FC Barcelona), Alexia Putellas (FC Barcelona), Irene Guerrero (Levante UD), Ona Batlle (Manchester United), Teresa Abelleira (Real Madrid), Ivana Andrés (Real Madrid), Marta Cardona (Real Madrid) , Olga Carmona (Real Madrid), Athenea Del Castillo (Real Madrid), Esther González (Real Madrid), Misa Rodríguez (Real Madrid), Nerea Eizagirre (Real Sociedad), Amaiur Sarriegi (Real Sociedad) and Salma Paralluelo (Villarreal).