Pablo Blogs: “They lost their houses due to an earthquake, they never gave up and were able to play at the World League Round 1…”
This is the story of Josue Ormaza and Lincoln Palacios, who I was able to meet both of them during the World League Round 1 in Chiclayo, Peru. These two young boys survived the devastating earthquake that took place in Ecuador on April 2016 but they lost their homes. They never gave up and they fulfilled their dream of playing for their country…
By Pablo Mendoza
Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World.
Nicolás Tixe is also one of the members of the FIH´s Target Assisted Program, and he was assigned to coach the team of Ecuador. Take a look at we he shared:
These are a few images of what was left after the earthquake: