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Cuba against Mexico in finals of U19 Boys´ Pan American Volleyball Cup

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Cuba against Mexico in finals of U19 Boys´ Pan American Volleyball CupHAVANA, Cuba, Apr 29 (acn) Cuba will face Mexico today in the final of the U19 Boys´ Pan American Volleyball Cup based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

According to the website of the contest, Cubans advanced to the final by defeating Chile in semifinals 3-0 (25-11, 25-21 and 25-20).
The top scorer of the match was Chilean Vicente Ibarra, who amounted 17 points, while Cuba´s offensive was led by Eduardo Hernandez (16) and José Miguel Gutierrez (15).
Meanwhile, Mexico reached this stage when defeating 3-1 (25-27, 25-21, 25-9 and 25-21) the host squad, who will be involved in the bronze medal match against Chile, also today.
Puerto Rico and Guatemala finished fifth and sixth, in that order, after the Caribbean side overcame 3-0 (25-21, 25-19 and 25-21) the Central American team.
The U19 Boys´ Volleyball Pan Am Cup awards the last two tickets to the age-group FIVB World Championship to take place in Tunisia from next August 21 to 30.
Cuba already qualified to the universal contest thanks to its triumph in the U18 NORCECA qualifiers held in Honduras last year.

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