Alexandra Valkenburg, ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cuba, accompanied by the Cultural and Cooperation Attaché, Catherine Van Hooff, and Kristie de Rijke, player of Rotterdam´s Victoria Club, visited the National Field Hockey School, in the outskirts of Havana.
During the tour of the modern facility, the diplomat watched the training of the women's and men's teams and exchanged with coaches and athletes, who thanked all the support offered by the Netherlands to the development of hockey in Cuba.
Recently, some Dutch hockey clubs and coaches have come to Cuba for sporting exchange which is considered very useful for the local authorities.
Valkenburg recalled that in her country there are materials and implements that can serve Cuban teams and added she will contact different clubs in the Netherlands for possible donations and strengthen bilateral collaboration.
- Published in Sports