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Sat, 06 Oct 2012 14:38 - Updated Sat, 06 Oct 2012 14:38

Academica coach highlights hockey championship title conquest


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Sumbe – The coach of Academica de Luanda, Jurandy Silva, one of the main references in the national roller-skate hockey championship, highlighted the importance of his team’s 2-0 victory over Juventude de Viana, in the third final stage playoff game, held this Saturday in Sumbe City,  which led to his squad’s conquest of the championship.

Speaking to ANGOP, Jurandy Silva said that the conquest of the trophy comes to show the level of organisation and tactical
discipline of his players.

He commended the attitude of his athletes for managing to be able to resist the pressure put on by the opponent team.

“The main thing was to win the championship, so congratulations to ourselves and we thank God for giving us this opportunity
to oust Juventude de Viana”, he said.

Academica de Luanda won three playoff games in a row, out of the five that were scheduled for this final stage of the national
senior males roller-skate hockey championship.