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Gottfrit and Cocconi during the friendly tour of Argentina and Italy

Tapalque, Argentina, August 27, 2012 - After the successful experience enjoyed in the city of Tapalque, Buenos Aires province with the visit of the Argentine and Italian Youth's Boys Teams in their friendly series the city of Tapalque wants to engage itself with Argentine best volleyball and therefore there are talks to advance so that the city becomes one of the stops of beach volleyball at the National competition.

The idea of the the Argentine Volleyball Federation is to include Tapalque as one of the stops of beach volleyball for the U 17 and U 19 annual competition as in the city there is - built several years ago - a beach volleyball field that can be use for matches 56 v 6 players as it happens in the province coast cities.

The fact that the city of Tapalque got engaged with different activities of the Youth's team was outstanding because all the city got excited and moved around such events so the expectations for a national beach volleyball are great. "The visit of the Youth's team overcame what we expected" starts saying gustavo Cocconi, the City Hall Mayor.

"We alway support sports as an important activity for our young people and throughout the relationship we started with the Argentine Volleyball Federation, throughout Marcelo Calvete, a neighbour of our town, the relation became every time stronger and we believe we can make a great job to develop beach volleyball making our city grow itself" he added.

"The idea is to use the stops as launching of our summer season. The city hall resort where the field stands and where the local people play a lot of beach volleyball is very useful to organize one national stop that will boost the activity in the city" completed saying Guillermo Gottfrit, Tapalque Sport, Tourism and Culture Secretary.