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Cuba vs US in semi-finals of Women´s U20 Pan American Volleyball Cup

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Cuba vs US in semi-finals of Women´s U20 Pan American Volleyball CupHAVANA, Cuba, May 12 (acn) Cuba will face United States today in the semifinals of the 4th Women´s U20 Pan American Volleyball Cup, which will conclude this Saturday at the National Gymnasium in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The Cubans advanced directly to the important phase after defeating 3-1 (29-27, 26-24, 18-25 and 25-15) Peru, result that guaranteed them to finish as undefeated leaders of Group C with nine points and two wins.
Americans (8 / 2-0) had a more difficult path as, despite being leaders of Poole A, they had to beat 3-0 (25-10, 25-19 and 25-17) Uruguay in quarterfinals, according to the website of the contest.
The other semifinals match will be between Puerto Rico, unbeaten leader of Group B with 10 points in two games, and Argentina, who won in quarterfinals 3-0 (25-16, 25-18 and 25-19) over Peru.
Argentina ranked second in Poole A with six points, a win and a loss.
This tournament grants two World Cup tickets, one for the best squad of North, Central America and the Caribbean (NORCECA), and another one to South American countries.
Mexico will host the U20 world championship, with headquarters in the towns of Boca del Rio and Cordoba, from next July 7 to 16.

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