Jerónimo Cañas, new National Coach of Senegal

The Federation of Padel of Senegal ( Association Padel Sénégal ) has announced the argentine Jerónimo Cañas as new National Team Coach to seek access to the XIV World Padel Championship 2018.

This week, Jerónimo Cañas is in Senegal preparing the Male National Team for the Qualifying Round and will participate in the official acts of the presentation of the team and his own appointment. Cañas has been linked to the world of padel for 30 years, for years as a professional player, his best ranking has been the 28th place in the world, becoming the U21 World Champion in 1998. So much is his passion for this sport, what he wrote his own doctoral thesis on the world of padel.

After the incorporation of the Federation of Padel of Senegal as the 35th Associate Member of the FIP, it will be the first time that a country on the african continent will dispute a Qualification Round looking to be present at the 2018 World Padel Championship that will take place from October 28 to November 4 in the City of Asunción, Paraguay.

The Male National Team of Senegal will compete in the Qualifying Round corresponding to the EA2 Europe + Africa Group that will take place from July 6 to 8 in the dutch city of Benekomm. In it, the african team will fight with the Male National Teams of Germany, Switzerland and The Netherlands to look for the direct position that gives access to play the 2018 World Padel Championship.