Independiente del Valle: the local players who have been trained and are now world champions

Independiente del Valle: the local players who have been trained and are now world champions

Independiente del Valle the local players who have been trained

World Cup Quarry! Melgar de Arequipa will face a hard test in the Copa Sudamericana semifinals. The group commanded by Pablo Lavallen is measured against Independiente del Valle. The Ecuadorian team has not only excelled at international level in recent years, but also through their great work in the lower divisions.

Since the club was taken over by businessman Michel Deller in 2006, a serious sporting project began, the first results of which were winning the Copa Libertadores runners-up in 2015 and the Copa Sudamericana title in 2019.

As if that wasn’t enough, the institution raised its first in 2020 U20 Libertadores Cup after beating River Plate. In addition, several soccer players who play in the best leagues in the world have been trained in their minors and will surely be with the Ecuadorian team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Piero Hincapie

The 20-year-old centre-back has made a more than remarkable development. His good performances at ‘Matagigantes’ made his signing possible Cordoba workshops in 2020. Hincapié stayed in Argentine football for just a few months, making the leap to European football to wear the country’s jersey Bayern Leverkusen.

As with his previous clubs, he earned a spot in the starting XI straight away and has done well in the Bundesliga and international competitions. He is also the undisputed starter for Gustavo Alfaro in the Ecuadorian team and his ticket to Qatar is practically guaranteed.

Gianluca Lapadula is tagged by Ecuadorian Piero Hincapié during the Copa America Group B match. Photo: EFE

Moses Caicedo

One of the most gratifying performances in Nordic football is Moses Caicedo. At the age of just 20, he took over the midfield of the Tri and is considered one of the South American hopes. The midfielder is currently excelling in Brighton in the Premier League.

Moisés Caicedo plays in the Premier League. Photo: Valley Independent

Angelo Preciado

Angelo Preciado He’s one of those guys who want to reach the World Cup. The 24-year-old right-back was characterized by his speed in the last qualifying rounds and also brought him to the Bundesliga with good performances Genk of the Belgian First Division.

Ángelo Preciado plays football in Belgium. Photo: EFE

Michael Estrada

One of the aspects that the black and blue team is prioritizing is player recruitment. Unlike the previous three, Michel Estrada did not progress through the club’s youth teams, instead joining at the age of 21. Three seasons later, the attacker was traded to Liga MX and now works for Cruz Azul. Gustavo Alfora used him with striker Enner Valencia in the national team.

Michael Estrada played for clubs in Liga MX and MLS. Photo: Zero Steel

New schedule of Melgar vs. Tal independent

Conmebol announced that the Rojinegros and Negriazules match schedule will be changed. Although the games on August 31 (Quito) and September 7 (Arequipa) were scheduled for 5:15 p.m. (Peruvian and Ecuadorian time), the entity announced that they will take place from 7:30 p.m.