Luís Conceição’s team is in action on Wednesday with the Czech Republic.
The Women’s National Team faces the Czech Republic on Wednesday in what will be the first of three qualifying commitments for the first edition of the European Championship. The picker Luís Conceição is optimistic and considers that Portugal has the conditions to make a full of triumphs.
“Portugal is undoubtedly the favorite, and we want to do it with three games, three victories, so we do not have to rely on anyone,” said the coach, confident that the Portuguese side “is prepared for the difficulties that opponents will create.”
For her part, Captain Ana Azevedo shared the same confidence, admitting some anxiety, natural of these moments. “We are mainly focused on winning, but we also want to show the great quality we have.” We are happy but anxious, but we will try to make it happen in our favor and do not harm us. this will be tough and will give a lot of work, “he said.
In addition to Portugal and the Czech Republic, qualifying group 4 also includes Finland and Serbia. The test is taking place this week in Oliveira de Azeméis.