Uruguay reserves Ricca for the China Cup

Federico Ricca has been included in a list of reserved players to take part in the China Cup with Uruguay.


05/03/2018 11:57

The Blue and Whites’ defender, an international with his country’s first team, returns to coach, Óscar Tabárez’s line-up of 27 players from abroad that includes Suárez (Barcelona), Cavani (PSG) and Godín (Atlético), amongst others.

Uruguay’s coaching team will confirm the definitive list before 17th March, the day the squad will head to Asia. On 23rd March, in Nanning, Uruguay will face the Czech Republic. The winner of this match will face the winner of Wales – China in the final, on 26th March. The losing team will play a third-place decider on the same day as the final of the China Cup.

The tournament will serve as preparation for Uruguay ahead of the World Cup, taking place in June and July in Russia.


Talking about... Ricca

07/11/2018 13:32 | First team

Leschuk, available for Gijón; N’Diaye, one-match ban

The striker, sent off in Pamplona, will be able to play against Sporting after the federation committee accepted the Club’s appeal, withdrawing the second yellow card shown to the number ‘9’ at El Sadar. Alfred N’Diaye will fulfil the minimum sanction following his red card at El Sadar.