Costa Rica one step away from the title by beating Nicaragua

Managua, november 1, 2019.- Costa Rica (4-0) remained undefeated by beating 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-21) to Nicaragua on the penultimate day of the 13th U19 Central American Men's Volleyball Championship.

Saturday 02 de November del 2019 08:00 AM

Dowshel Smith with 22 points was the best for Costa Rica, of these 17 in attack and 4 in block and Harold Rodriguez contributed 12 units. Por Nicaragua, Victor Cruz was left with 11 points. 

Costa Rica made the difference in blocking 10-1, in service 4-2 and in attack 32-27, with 29 points by mistake of the opponent and gave 22.

Harold Rodríguez said: "We knew we would have the pressure of the public but the coach gave us a talk and we managed to stay focused. This was an important and complicated game, Nicaragua has been the team that has complicated us the most. Tomorrow we will be just as strong because we want the gold medal. "

Alberto Blanco, coach of Costa Rica: "the public always puts pressure, we knew that today it would be an entertaining game, it had not stressed me as much as today, we had about 22-20 but we managed to close that set. Now we go against Honduras and we want to close with a win and finish undefeated. "


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