Puerto Rico to host Final Four Qualifier to Lima

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, November 6, 2018 - Puerto Rico will host the Final Four Women's Qualifying Tournament for the Pan American Games, Lima 2019 in January.

Tuesday 06 de November del 2018 18:36 PM

The tournament will be played from the 4th to the 6th of January 2019, at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan with the participation of the first four teams from the area not classified to the Games.

"We accept the challenge of organizing this event," said the president of the Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation, Dr. César Trabanco. "It is very important for our team to be active in the Pan American Games and playing at home with the support of our fans. I know we can achieve it."

The national teams from Mexico, Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago are the ones that should participate in the event.

"Thanks to the unconditional support of the honorable Carmen Yulin Cruz (Mayor of San Juan), we have been able to request the hosting of the event." Once again, the Honorable Mayor demonstrates her support for Puerto Rican sports, when I mentioned she did not think twice about saying that yes, that the coliseum will be available," said Trabanco.

On the other hand, the federation leader announced that they are working with the players abroad for their incorporation prior to the event with the home squad.

Dr. Trabanco confirmed during the afternoon of Monday, November 5, the permanence of José Mieles as the national coach.



Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net