Piracicaban Karoline Furoni, Giga, is already in Alabama, United States, for the 2022 World Games, an event that brings together about 3,500 competitors from more than a hundred countries in sports wishing to participate in the Olympic Games. Athletes from Capiras flag football, a team from Piracicaba in the women’s 5×5 method, will defend the Brazilian team in the Giga International tournament.
“The hope is to win a medal,” said Pirasikban, who took part in the unprecedented fourth-place finish won by Brazil at the World Cup held in Israel in December last year. “The level (of the World Games) is very high, but we saw in the last World Cup that we have a chance and we are going to look for this win”, said Giga, who has organized raffles and backed local companies. . To gather the necessary resources and travel to the United States.
The Capiras flag football team trains on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the field in the Cruz Caiada neighborhood (396, Rua Brodowski). The team is supported by Piracicaba City Hall through the Salem (Department of Sports, Leisure and Motor Activity). To follow the artists’ routines and find out more, simply reach out to Instagram @caipirasflagfootball and Facebook (Caipiras Flag Football).