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A new year ended for the competitions organized by the Santa Fe Volleyball Federation and its president, Mr. Rodolfo Rezzoagli expressed that he is very satisfied with the work and goals obtained in the province.

- New authorities were chosen but all showed their confidence in you, what does it mean to keep leading your federation?
- First of all responsibility. To keep working for Santa Fe Volleyball is very important. We want to keep improving our effors so that all the Associations keep growing and finding new talented players. No time to relax.

- What is your balance of the National Championships?
- Very positive. We participated of six of them finishing second runner-up at the U 18 category, the same with both U 14 and we reached semi-finals with the U 16 boys. Also 9 players received individual awards.

Michele Verasio (best receiver and libero), Javier Neffen (best digger), Esteban Martínez and Nicolás Capogrosso (best blockers), Priscila Bosio (best spiker), Martina Iwanowski (best setter), Jazmín Molli (best libero), Noelia Fernández (best server) and Irene Verasio (best player).

- And in the province competitions?
- Also positive results. They took place in three cities, Santa Fe, El Trébol and Las Parejas with Rosario Association winning the three men competitions and Santa Fe (U 18) and Oeste (U 14 & U 16) women teams. That grass-root teams spend a weekend together winning experience and enjoying such tournaments is always positive.

- Again teams of Santa Fe, Entre Ríos and Córdoba joint the "Copa 3 Provinciales de Primera División". It is becoming a very important competition.
- Yes, luckily this year we played the third edition and a team of Santa Fe won the women competition - Gimnasia y Esgrima de Santa Fe (overcame 3-1 Estudiantes de Paraná), and Polideportivo Carlos Paz, in a Cordoba duel, defeated La Calera.

- Beach volleyball was also important ...
- Yes, we organized the 7th stop of the South American Championship at Rio Parana river, next to the Flag monument. Two stops of the National Tour and the U 17 first date where López-Capogrosso, from Rosario, were the winners. Also Juan Cruz Baldellou- Guido Ghiglione finished first in the national ranking after the six stops of the U 17 Tour becoming the champions of the 2011/12 season.

- The Coach Congress was a dream that became true?
- No doubt. It was a pending subjet. The first Province Coaches Congress with over 340 registered coaches, May 6th-8th i Colastine Norte with the lectures of the National coaches Fabián Muraco and Juan Cichello was outstanding. We also carried out three Coaches Courses - National I and Province I and II in Rosario and Santa Fe.

A great year to keep growing and thinking of an even better future.

Source: Lionel Sonvico