Atlantide with Gavilàn

Great Atlantide: Abrahan Alfonso Gavilán, already national with his Cuba and protagonist of the Turkish championship in the last four seasons, is assured. The spiker: “Impatient to play in the Italian League”!

Important news among the Tucani, who welcome Abrahan Alfonso Gavilán to Brescia, the first foreigner in the blue and white jersey of the 2022-2023 season. He comes from Cuba, where he is spending the summer, but has played in the Turkish league for the past four years.

It will strengthen and enrich with Caribbean flair the squad of attackers teaming with Andrea Galliani and Gianluca Loglisci. Zambonardi is pretty satisfied about him: “He is a strong and gritty player, he absolutely has the characteristics that our team need, both in terms of the attack phase, which is really powerful, and in terms of reception, which is more than solid. We believe we have found an excellent resource for the Brescia front line “.

Gavilán, 27 years old and 197cm, approaches volleyball thanks to amateur tournaments played with the team of Ciudad Habana, in his hometown, and also invests a couple of years training with Brazilian teams. In January 2019 he arrives in Eurasia, signing a season started with Sorgun, protagonist in Voleybol 1 Ligi, second Turkish national league. After the repechage of his club in Efeler Ligi, he participates in the Turkish top division starting from the following championship (2019-2020), then moving to Afyon in the 2020-21 season and to Yeni Kızıltepe in the year just ended.

Talent from Isla Grande, Abrahan enters the Under National team and wins the gold medal at the North American U19 championship in 2012, replicating at the North American U21 championship in 2014, where he receives the award for best serve, and further confirming himself in the Pan American U- Cup. 23 in 2014.