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Rio 2016: Brazilian team announced

Rio 2016: Brazilian team announced

Morten Soubak, the head coach of the Brazilian national team named his 15 players for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The home team is dreaming about Brazilian handball’s first Olympic medal, using the advantage of the home court and home crowd. Soubak chose a group of experienced players: only three of them haven’t participated in any Olympic Games before.

The Brazilian team:
Bárbara Arenhart (goalkeeper)
Mayssa Pessoa (goalkeeper)
Deonise Fachinello (right back)
Eduarda Amorim (left back)
Mayara Moura (right back)
Ana Paula Rodrigues Belo (playmaker)
Franciele Gomes da Rocha (playmaker)
Alexandra Nascimento (right wing),
Fernanda França (left wing)
Jéssica Quintino (right wing)
Samira Rocha (left wing)
Daniela Piedade (pivot)
Fabiana Diniz (pivot)
Tamires Morena Araújo (pivot)
Reserve:
Juliana Malta (MKS Zaglebie Lubin (left back)

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