Nuno Miranda (Portimonense) makes history by being called up to the futsal team

Player could have his absolute debut for Portugal against Belgium

Nuno Miranda became the first Portimonense player ever to be called up to the Portuguese futsal team and could have his absolute debut with the national colors in the games between Portugal and Belgium, scheduled for the 7th and 9th of April, in Gondomar and Santo Tirso.

In the first game, scheduled for next Thursday, the one who is the best scorer ever of the Portimão team in the Liga Placard de Futsal will still have the opportunity to share the dressing room with Ricardinho, elected several times the best player in the world this year. modality.

The game on the 7th will also mark the farewell of the selection of this emblematic player, which is why it takes place in Gondomar, his homeland.

These two games take place at a time when the national futsal team is preparing to qualify for the next World Cup.

Among the 16 players called up by coach Jorge Braz, Nuno Miranda (Portimonense) made his absolute debut, and Gonçalo Sobral (Quinta dos Lombos) and Hugo Neves (Eléctrico FC) returned to the squad, but still waiting for the first internationalization.


List of 16 summoned:

– Goalkeepers: André Sousa (Benfica) and Edu (Viña Albali Valdepeñas/Esp).

– Fixed: André Coelho (FC Barcelona/Esp), Gonçalo Sobral (CRC Quinta dos Lombos), João Matos (Sporting) and Tomás Paçó (Sporting).

– Fixed/Wing: Afonso (Benfica).

– Wings: Bruno Coelho (Napoli Futsal/iTA), Miguel Ângelo (Sporting), Miranda (Portimonense), Pany (Sporting), Pauleta (Sporting), Ricardinho (ACCS Futsal/fRA) and Tiago Brito (SC Braga/AAUM).

– Universal: Fábio Cecílio (SC Braga/AAUM).

– Pivot: Hugo Neves (Electric).