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14-11-2011

MAXIMILIANO CAVANNA WILL REPLACE NICOLAS URIARTE AT THE FIVB MEN WORLD CUP REPRESENTING ARGENTINA

Uriarte will not be one of the players travelling to the FIVB World Cup in Japan

Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 14, 2011 - The Argentine roster for the Japan FIVB World Cup, that starts next Sunday, November 20th suffered a last minute change and the setter Nicolás Uriarte (injured) was replaced by Maximiliano Cavanna. The Boca Juniors players will go through a knee surgery next week.

The coaching team decided this change thinking on recovering Boca Juniors player first. Therefore the deletation that left Argentina this Sunday towards Japan did not include him among those participating of the Argentine League. La Unión de Formosa setter, as Uriarte also won the Bronze Medal at the last Pan-American Games.

Official definitive roster:

Setters: Luciano De Cecco, Maximiliano Cavanna

Opposite players: Federico Pereyra, Iván Castellani

Middle players: Pablo Crer, Sebastián Solé, Maximiliano Gauna

Wing spikers: Facundo Conte, Rodrigo Quiroga, Mariano Giustiniano, Nicolás Bruno, Cristian Poglajen

Liberos: Alexis González, Franco López

The team will be arriving this MonDay to Tokyo via London, where all the team will meet to start training prior to the competition that includes 11 matchas - round robin - all against all in four different cities of Japan for the Podium that means the qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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