Cuba takes on Peru on Tuesday in the Under 17 Pan American Cup (f) of Volleyball

Edited by Ed Newman
2024-05-28 09:06:19


Havana, May 28 (ACN) -- The Cuban women's volleyball team will face the Peruvian team today in the continuation of the first edition of the Pan American Under 17 Women's Volleyball Cup, with a stage until June 1st at the Sports Dome of Guatemala city.

    The disciples of technical director Carina Menes Carrión will look for their first victory this Tuesday, after losing on Monday 0-3 (17-25,14-25 and 20-25) against Mexico, while the Peruvians will fight for their second success, since they defeated in their debut with a 3-0 victory (25-16, 26-24 and 25-19) against the Dominican Republic.

    According to the tournament site, the official collective statistics of the Cuba-Mexico challenge reflected that the Mexican favorites were better in the attack, 35 points to 22, the service (7-3) and the own errors that deliver so many to the rivals (21-29), and that Carina's pupils surpassed them by the minimum in the block (5-4).

    Individually, Aitana Rettke Tanguma, the match's top scorer, stood out with 17 points, 16 on the attack and one on the block, followed by the only Cuban who achieved double figures, the auxiliary attacker Salet Valdés (14/10-2-2).

    In the other match in group A, the Dominican and Mexican teams, current champions of North, Central America and the Caribbean (Norceca) under-20, will be in action, while in group B the challenges will be Costa Rica-Puerto Rico and Venezuela-Guatemala ..

    As approved in the technical meeting, the winners of each section will advance directly to the semifinals, while those who finish second and third will go to the quarterfinals, a stage in which the teams that will complete those that will fight for the titles will be defined. medals.

    The cup is part of the qualification system for the 2025 Norceca Tournament and the 2026 World Championship of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) of the category.


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