Vancouver to host Men’s Qualifier to Tokyo Games

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 8, 2019 - The city of Vancouver, British Columbia has been selected as the host of the Norceca Men's Tokyo 2020 Qualification Tournamenton January 10-12.

Tuesday 08 de October del 2019 09:41 AM

The announcement was made by Alan Ahac, Director of International Events of Indoor Volleyball of Volleyball Canada.

"We are pleased to have this event coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games," Ahac said.

He also announced that the four-team competition will take place in the iconic Pacific Coliseum, which was one of the venue during the 2010 Games.

Canada will host team of Cuba, Mexico and Puerto Rico for the round-robin three day competition. The winner will earn the confederation ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Games.

The United States are already qualified to the Tokyo Games as winners of the Rotterdam tournament, one of the six FIVB World Qualifiers.



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