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08-09-2012

SOUTH AMERICAN MEN CLUBS CHAMP: UPCN REACHES FINAL MATCH

Bengola in action for UPCN

Linares, Chile, September 8, 2012 - Argentina will be present at the final match of the South American Men Clubs Championship at the Chilean city of Linares as the two consecutive years' Argentine champion, UPCN defeated Huracanes de Bolivar -Venezuela in one of the semi-final matches. They will face again Sada Cruzeiro - Brazil but this time for the title and the berth of the World Championship in Qatar.

The match was won by the boys coached by Fabian Armoa by straight sets, 25-21, 25-16, 25-19 playing against the leader of the preliminar round of Pool A with a record of win-loss 3-1. The first goal, to reach the final match as on the 2011 edition has been fulfilled. At that time, the final match was won by SESI, also a Brazilian team.

The other semi-final was also won quite easily by the Brazilian team of Sada Cruzeiro facing the host team of Linares 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-19). Now the two top teams of Pool B, that faced each other to set the leader will face each other in the final match. The first clash was won by the Brazilian team 3-0, also coached by an Argentine coach with several international titles in his background, Marcelo Mendez. The final match will take place this Sunday at 18.00.

At the Women tournament that finished this Sunday in San Pablo, Brazil, the host team of Sollys Osasco, with five Olympic winner players overcame the Argentine team of Boca Juniors 3-0.

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