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16-11-2011

THE ARGENTINE BOYS U YOUTH TEAM OBTAINED A VICTORY AND A DEFEAT ON THE FIRST DATE OF THEIR FIRST SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMP.

The Argentine victory over Colombia opened the competition

Guayaquil, Ecuador, November 16, 2011 - With a lot of excitement started the first South American U Youth Championship of the history and the Argentine team was in charge of opening the same playing against Colombia this Wednesday.

The light blue - white jersey team coached by Julian Alvarez started defeating Colombia to lose by the same score later vs. Brazil.

The match between Argentina and Colombia will be part of South American volleyball history as the first international match played by so young players. With good output of Nicolás Lazo and Gastón Fernández and putting pressure serving the Argentine team overcame their nerves to end the match 25-16, 25-23.

At the beginning of the matches in the evening, Argentina faced Brazil, that in the morning lost v Chile 2-1 (the competition faces team to the best of three sets).

This Thursday matches will go on with the round robin formula - all against all. Eight countries, eight teams that look forward to their first international dream.

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