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03-08-2012

LONDON 2012: ARGENTINA FACES THE LEADER OF THE POOL, BULGARIA

Both teams faced each other many times recently

London, Great Britain, August 3, 2012 - The next match for the Argentine Senior's Men Team at the London Olympic Games 2012 will also be very demanding as the team coached by Javier Weber will face at Earls Court the leader of Pool A, Bulgaria.

The Bulgarian team, surprise at this Olympic tournament already defeated Poland (2012 FIVB World League champions), the host team of Great Britain and Australia with ideal scoring leading alone Pool A. Argentina reaches this match with a record of win-loss 1-2 but with great chances of qualifying for Quarter-Finals.

Both teams update know each other pretty well as Argentina and Bulgaria shared Pool D of the World League facing each other this year four times with a 2-2 parity. Then, Bulgaria as organizer reached the Final Round of that competition in Sofia.

Also Argentina defeated Bulgaria by an unquestionable 3-0 in the 2011 World League final round that put the light blue - white team on one of the Semi-finals finishing in an historical fourth place. In the year 2010 they face each other in a friendly match, also won by Argentina 3-2 at Union de Santa Fe stadium.

Tomorrow also, in Pool A Poland will face the host team of Great Britain while Australia will face Italy.

Statistics: FIVB Website | Fixture
Photos: FeVA | Results and standings

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