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Juarez, MEX, WPH Press, 5/30/18– The World Players of Handball and E4 Design are proud to present the Torneo de Handball Juarez 2018, June 8-10 in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico at the Deportivo San Angel Handball Club, located at Calle Jaral, Fracc. San Angel, Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua 32380.
Race 4 Eight Men’s top 18 pros Sean Lenning, Mando Ortiz, Luis Cordova, Daniel Cordova, Abraham Montijo, Shorty Ruiz, and current collegiate national champion Leo Canales will be seeking the prestigious Torneo de Handball men’s pro singles title. WR48 superstar Dr. Ashley Moler will also be making the trip south to Juarez.
The pro players will be competing for substantial prize money, thanks to Torneo de Handball sponsors World Players of Handball, E4 Design, 5point Outsourcing Group, El Campeon Distributors, LLC, Liencor Hotshot, Karulis, Sergio Porras, Tomas Sandoval, Adian Loya, and Super Mercado Gonzalez.
Tournament host Daniel Cordova enters the Torneo de Handball white hot, on the heels of a finals appearance at April’s R48 NYAC and semifinal appearance at May’s R48 Player’s Championship and a season-ending R48 #4 ranking, while co-tournament host and 2017 Torneo de Handball champion Luis Cordova, Jr. finished the R48 7 season with an impressive semifinal appearance at May’s R48 Player’s Championship and a top six R48 ranking.
Luis and Daniel Cordova, known on the R48 tour as the “Flying Cordovas,” are largely responsible for starting the Juarez handball boom as junior prodigies more than a decade ago. As a result of the Flying Cordovas outstanding play as juniors and pros, one of the largest and most enthusiastic junior handball groups in North America was inspired in Juarez.
“I’m really looking forward to playing in my hometown event,” stated 2018 R48 NYAC finalist and Juarez legend Danos Cordova. “It really means a lot to me to see the pros traveling from across the country to play in it and I would love to win it. Being able to see my friends and family while I get to compete against the sport’s top players is always a treat.”
“I’m super excited about the WPH E4 Torneo de Handball,” barked defending champion Lucho Cordova. “It’s always a lot of fun and a lot of good handball. I’m glad we were able to bring some of the top pros down here so the locals can enjoy some real good handball.”
“We are really excited for this year’s Torneo de Handball in Juarez,” expressed tournament director Luis Cordova, Sr. “We are extremely excited to host a tremendous clinic for the junior players in Juarez. Thanks to the WPH and JR WPH Coach Richie Fernandez, junior handball is really flourishing and growing in Juarez.”
The 2018 Torneo de Handball will offer Open, A, B, C, D, and junior singles and A-B, C-D doubles.
To enter the 2018 Torneo de Handball, presented by the WPH and E4 Design, go HERE
Players can also register by contacting tournament director Luis Cordova Sr. at 915-300-8340 or messaging him on Facebook.
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