Peru swept Honduras 3-0

LIMA, Peru, May 13, 2019 - Peru swept Honduras 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-15) in its first match in Pool B of the V U20 Women's Volleyball Pan American Cup taking place at the Manuel Bonilla Coliseum in Miraflores.

Monday 13 de May del 2019 21:00 PM

In 1 hour, 1 minute of action, those led by the Peruvian Olympic medalist Natalia Málaga powerfully controlled their opponents in all the lines: attack (41-14), blocking (8-0) and service (7-3).

The Peruvian attack was led by the captain, Ariana Arciniega with 10 points. In Honduras the best performance came from its captain, Nathaly Pérez with 5 talies.


Natalia Málaga, coach of Peru: "Our goal is in the Youth World Champiomship in Mexico and we want to take advantage of each match to refine teamwork. Today I was able to rotate girls who may not be able to play against another teams, we know that as the competition advances the rivals will be stronger, we will fight to defend the flag at home".

We Caterine Leiva, coach of Honduras: "or the first two sets we were very nervous, for the third they were more relaxed, I would have liked them to play like that from the beginning. But I understand, they are young girls before a name team, but they fought and did their best, I am satisfied with the work they did ".

Peru will seek its second win in Pool B of the U20 Cup, on Tuesday 14 at 7:00 pm when it faces the Guatemalan team. Previously at 5:00 p.m., Honduras will play against Cuba.


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