During a meeting in this capital, the president of Argentinean institution, Mario Moccia, and his Cuban counterpart, Roberto Leon Richards, penned the agreement and highlighted its importance to increase exchange and collaboration in the sports sector.
It is a joy to ink this accord as it allows us to exchange knowledge, share experiences, train our coaches in each of sport, and prepare and train our athletes better in the sports in which each country is strong for future commitments,” Moccia said.
Richards, in turn, pointed out that from now on, the Olympic Committees of Cuba and Argentina will strengthen the ties of friendship, assistance and solidarity.
The secretary general of the Argentinean committee, Victor Sergio Groupierre, explained that Cuba will support individual sports, especially combat sports, and Argentina will advise Cuba in football, hockey and rugby.
This additional contribution will be very important because Cuba is very well prepared in boxing, wrestling, taekwondo, judo and other sports.
In addition, we will collaborate so that the Cuban gymnastics team can train in Buenos Aires before the 2023 Pan-American Games in Santiago, Chile, he added.