With the announcement of twenty new professional contracts for the senior team, River Plate presented its team that it’s going to compete un the highest division of the national women’s football league.
Translation made by Lucio Orlando.
A year after having made club history with the announcement of the first 18 contracts signed by the women’s team, River Plate redoubles its commitment to the development of the sport: The Millionaires reported the signing of 20 new professional links for the 2020/21 season.
River continues to position itself as one of the leading clubs in this process, expanding with two new contract the number of professional players in relation to last season roster.
The club took the opportunity to present the five new reinforcements for the squad. Goalkeeper Brenda Molinas, defenders Sofia Florentín, Elen Loreyer and Magalí Molina, and forward Victoria Costa join a team that continues to train under the orders of Daniel Reyes, its manager, via virtual plataforms.
It’s necessary to clarify that the contracts are distributed between the footballers who were already part of the team during the previous campaign and the additions for the next season. The five players who didn’t get a contract have educational scholarship at the club’s institute.
“We are very happy to have signed these 20 women’s football contracts, it is an important commitment that we assumed since last year and a sport in which River is a pioneer, as we are one of the few clubs that have development teams. As in all the disciplines of the club, we bet a lot on the youth project, the River farm system was always valuable and que want to continue this path”, said Jorge Brito, vice president of River.
On the other hand, Lucia Martinelli, a striker who is in her second season with de sports institution, expressed the importance of this news, because “in a difficult time, River continues to bet on us, for which I fell very grateful and fortunate to have been able to find a place in the club”.