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23-11-2011

THE ARGENTINE GIRLS' U YOUTH TEAM FOUGHT AT THE SAME LEVEL V BRAZIL AT THEIR SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Verasio one of the Argentina players that faced again Brazil after their Youth World Championship in Turkey

Montevideo, Uruguay, November 23, 2011 - At the start of the second date of the first ever South ' American Championship for U Youth Girls' Teams, Argentina was the team that offer more strentgh playing against the leader and its "classical" rival, Brazil. The match ended 0-2 (20-25, 23-25) and now in the afternoon they will face Paraguay.

Even though Brazil stands first without losing a single set, they found a hard rival on the other side of the net. Now the girls coached by Guillermo Cácers stand with a record of 2-1 in the competition held in the neighbourhood country.

Three of the light blue - white team already faced this year Brazil in two offical matches: Irene Verasio, Sol Piccolo and Elina Rodríguez, as part of the team that participated at the Girls' Youth World Championship in Turkey.

Now Argentina will face Paraguay at 16.30, team that must face Peru later in the morning first.

The competition is to the best of three sets, all but the final match, to the best of five. All teams play round robin - all against all with two daily matches and the best four teams will qualify for Semi-Finals.

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