Official announcement of NORCECA Women’s U20 in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, June 2, 2014 - The Guatemalan National Volleyball Federation made the official announcement.

Wednesday 02 de July del 2014 00:00 AM

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, June 2, 2014 - The Guatemalan National Volleyball Federation made the official announcement of the Women's U-20 NORCECA Continental Championship to be held at Teodoro Palacios Flores Gymnasium from July 8-13.

Enrique Santis, President of the Guatemalan National Federation, made the announcement in a press conference.

"Guatemala has been hosting international competitions, thanks to the support of the sports authorities in Guatemala and that of the NORCECA Confederation; this year is not the exception as we face a new challenge," Santis said,

Santis explained Guatemala's volleyball benefits from hosting international events as the local athletes have the opportunity to face world ranking teams that otherwise wouldn't be possible, as well for the local fans to watch highly competitive tournaments.

Also attending the press conference was Mrs. Marta Centeno de Sajche, President of AFECAVOL and President of the Control Committee. She explained the competitions' general information, not before recognizing the valuable efforts from Guatemalan sports authorities and those of the National Federation on behalf of Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, President of the NORCECA Confederation.

Centeno de Sajche explained the competition format that includes the preliminary pool play from July 8-10; the quarterfinals will be played on July 11, with the semifinals and finals on July 12-13.

During the press conference, Cuban Coach William Fernandez presented Guatemala's team for the competition: Jessica Anleu, Astrid Michelle González, Paula Rivas, María Renee Garcia, Jessica Caal, Maria Alejandra González, Marina Chávez, Gabriela Villagrán, Maria del Rosario Alarcon, Sofia Gordillo, Christa Reinoso and Carmen Gomez.

 
Publicado por: Cayacoa
Fuente: Norceca



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