Havana, Tuesday 20 de August de 2019 09:15 pm

Cuba to participate in FIVB Men´s Challenger Cup NORCECA

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HAVANA, Cuba, May 29 (acn) Cuba finalizes details of its preparation to compete from May 30 in the 2019 FIVB Men´s Challenger Cup NORCECA qualifiers, to run at Havana´s Sports City Coliseum.

As announced by the organizers, the teams that will finally be in search of the solo ticket the contest grants for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's Challenger Cup to take place next July in Slovenia, are Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba.
Due to the absence of the Dominican Republic, the program foresees a match in each of the three days, and the host squad will debut on Thursday against Mexico, will rest on Friday, to face Puerto Ricans on Saturday.
The Cuban side is made up by outside hitters Osniel Melgarejo, Miguel Angel Lopez, Marlon Yang and Yoan Leon, opposites Jesus Herrera and Jose Carlos Romero, and central blockers Roami Alonso, Livan Osoria, Javier Concepcion and Jose Maso.
The local team also includes setters Adrian Goire and Livan Taguada, and liberos Yonder Garcia and Ionis Salazar.
In the previous edition of 2018, held in the Cuban western province of Pinar del Rio, the hosts side won the tournament and the ticket by defeating Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago and Costa Rica.

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