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10-11-2011

THE FIVB WOMEN WORLD CUP THIRD ROUND STARTS THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 WITH ARGENTINA FACING ONE OF THE TOP TEAMS, USA

Horacio Bastit at the press conference in Okayama

Okayama, Japan, November 10, 2011 - The fifth presentation of the Argentine Senior's Women Team at the FIVB World Cup was also very hard facing one of the strong teams, China and being overcome 0-3 (10-25, 18-25, 23-25). Now with a record of 2-3, the light blue - white jersey team will move this Thursday from Hiroshima to Okayama to face in the first match of the third round USA, one of the leaders of the competition.

In the same city they will face Kenia, the African Champion and Germany, one of the surprise performance teams of this competition, overcoming USA 3-0.

Argentina lost the four times they face USA at FIVB competition but they faced each other many bigger counting Pan-American Cups.

As Bastit expressed this will be a very hard match. "In this competition there are five or six teams fighting for the podium and USA is one of them. They are at another level".

He also added: "The balance until now is very positive. Our goal was to win two or three matches and we already won two in the first round. There are some very good things and others not so good put I am satisfied with the team".

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