Jean Carlos López , Walter Benítez, Jonathan Faña and Mariano Pérez Tejeda.
The absolute selection of the Dominican Republic will face It will play its counterpart in Cuba this Tuesday, November 15 and Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Cibao FC Stadium in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros and at the Pan-American Stadium in San Cristóbal respectively. The commitments are of a preparatory nature for the final window of the 2022-2023 Concacaf Nations League, which will be played in June. in next March and it will serve as a to honor the historic striker of Sedofútbol Jonathan Faña.
This Monday the national teams and some players from each country appeared at a press conference to share the appetizer of these challenges. between two rivals who know each other very well.
For Sedofútbol, the representatives of the media were attended by the interim technical director, Walter Benítez; and the soccer players Jean Carlos López and the honoree Jonathan Faña -who was called up to the national team to pay tribute to the great career he had as a player and who wore the national team. the national jersey for many years-.
Benítez initiated the thanking the presence and coverage that Sedofútbol has been given, while stating, “We are preparing everything for these friendlies against the Cuban team, we arrived at an important moment and we believe that the players who What we have today in this call will give their best. We are focused and motivated to play good games against this team and we hope to be up to par with the rival”.
“I'm happy to be back in the national team, I think we have a great group, the boys are very happy to be here. and willing to do our best to always put the name of our country on high,” midfielder Jean Carlos López, who will wear the jersey. the captain's band during the stage of Walter Benítez according to what was communicated by the captain. the coach himself.
For his part, Jonathan Faña, a historic soccer player in our country, will be the winner. He was honored during this doubleheader to make the official retirement as an active player of the national team, for which he was, “Grateful for the opportunity to be here. once again, I am super happy and happy to be in the group, of what is going to happen this Tuesday. This is a good group, there is a good mix of young and old. Tomorrow and Friday are going to be two very close and intense games, we are going to go out and give our best.”
“I must also thank the president of Fedofútbol, Rubén García, because he surprised me. when he called me to let me know that they would allow me to experience this special moment that I dreamed of so much. And of course, this moment is dedicated to God, my family, my children, to Jorge Bauger -for leading me to internationality-, to Jesús María Hidalgo -for my beginnings-, and to all those who in one way or another “How did they influence my career, which are many,” he concluded. telling the attacker that he will live forever. his last game with Sedofútbol.
This Tuesday's game will start with the team. It will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Cibao FC Stadium in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros and will be held at the stadium. It will be broadcast through the Official Fedofútbol Youtube channel.
The cost of the ticket is 200 Dominican pesos per person and they will be on sale at the stadium ticket offices.