Canada won a powerful victory over Cuba

TRUJILLO, Peru, July 7, 2019 - Canada recovered from the loss to Argentina to beat Cuba 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-22) in its second match of the XVIII edition of the Women's Pan American Cup.

Sunday 07 de July del 2019 20:43 PM

The duel was experienced with very intense and long rallies in front of 850 volleyball fans who attended the Gran Chimú Coliseum in Trujillo. The Cubans showed the aggressiveness of their attack by the ends, but Canada was much more effective winning by 40-32.

From the service area, the Canadians complicated the Cuban game system, reaching a 7-2 advantage and also exceeding the basis of the blocking by 7-6.

The opposite Canadian Kiera Van contributed 16 points to the triumph of her team, followed by the outside attacker Lea Gray with 15. For Cuba, its captain, Diaris Perez, was the most outstanding with 16 effective attacks.

Top scorer of Canada, Kiera Van Ryk: It was very important for us to play today as a team after the result of yesterday, we came to fight to the last point no matter how the score went, because we know every game is important in our preparation for the Tournament of Olympic qualification that we will play at the beginning of next month in Russia.

Top scorer of Cuba, Diaris Pérez: Improving reception and organization in defense we can go very far in this competition, because we have a lot of strength in the offensive and claw to continue fighting each of the matches that come.

The team of Leivis García will look for to claim its first triumph in the Cup, when they play on Monday 8 at 16:00 hours against Guatemala. On the other hand, those directed by Thomas Black, will face at 20:00 hours the national team of Peru.



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