Guatemala stops Honduras in three sets

Managua, November 1, 2019.- Guatemala (3-1) won 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-13) to Honduras, taking the undefeated and fully engaged in the fight for medals , on the penultimate day of the XIII Central American Men's Volleyball Championship U19.

Saturday 02 de November del 2019 06:10 AM

In the first set Guatemala came out with strength and determination, getting an initial advantage of more than 10 points, which was impossible to recover from Honduras (3-1) who had three straight wins.

Francisco Gamboa with 14 points led Guatemala, with 11 by Carlos Caballeros. Alejandro Lobo, from Honduras contributed 11 points. Guatemala was better in attack 43-14, 4-3 in block and 6-3 in service, with 22 errors from Honduras by 25 of its opponents.

Caballeros, captain of Guatemala, said: "The service helped us too much and attitude with which we went out today. We had already practiced a lot of service in training and it turned out, as well as the psychological part ".

Gamboa said that "the best thing was the attitude we maintained in the game, because if it were not the support we give each other we could not achieve, the mood we had helped us a lot, because we were determined to give everything."

The coach of Guatemala, Luis Castañeda: "We talked with the boys that we had to go out with a good mentality, be attentive to the game, Honduras is playing nice and because all the rivals are strong and we could not trust. The boys entered with a lot of attitude and thank God we were given the victory. "

Guatemala closes the tournament against El Salvador at 2:00 p.m. and Honduras is measured in Costa Rica at 4:00 p.m.


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