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Giba spiking

Mar del Plata, Argentina, September 19, 2012 - In its debut at the Volleybal World Challenge Cup, Personal Bolívar, the second Argentine team participating at this international competition overcame very easily Canucks from Canada in straight sets, 25-20, 25-16, 25-12 in one of the matches of Pool B. The top scorer was the Cuban Angel Dennis scoring 21 points while Giba scored 11. With the victory of Súper Imperatriz - Brazil over UC Irvine, in the first match of the day, the semi-finalists of the competition are already known and they will be Buenos Aires Unidos and Súper Imperatriz (Pool A) and Personal Bolívar and Toray Arrows (Pool B).

Javier Weber decided that most of the reinforcements for this Argentine A1 Men League played from the start so Giba, Donald Suxho, Angel Dennis and Alexis González were at the starting line-up together with Pablo Crer, Sebastián Solé and Javier Filardi.

Many volleyball fans watched the match that showed one of the best players of the World, the Brazilian Giba that arrives to Argentina with 2 World Championships, 1 Gold Medal and two Silver Medals won.


Pool A:
Buenos Aires Unidos 3 (3-0), Súper Imperatriz 3 (3-0), UC Irvine 0 (0-6)
Pool B: Personal Bolívar 3 (3-0), Toray Arrows 3 (3-1), Canadá 0 (1-6)

The first two teams of each Pool will play on Friday semi-finals live broadcast by TyC Sports.

(Photos - World Challenge 2012)

Súper Imperatriz (BRA) v UC Irvine (USA) 3-0

In the opening match of the second day of the 5th Volleyball World Challenge Cup the Brazilian team of Súper Imperatriz Volei Floripa overcame UC Irvine 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-18) in their debut match. For the USA team it is their second defeat with a rcord of win-loss 0-2. The top scorer of the match was Connor Hughes with 13 points while for Brazil, Bernando Reitz topped the score with 11 points followed by Rafa Araujo with 10.

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Tuesday, 18th
Toray Arrows (Japan) v Canucks (Canadá) 3-1 (18-25, 33-31, 25-17, 25-20)
Buenos Aires Unidos v Irvine (USA) 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-17)

Wednesday, 19th PHOTOS
Irvine (USA) v Súper Imperatriz (Brazil) 0-3 (15-25, 16-25, 18-25)
Personal Bolívar v Canucks (Canadá) 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-12)

Thursday, 20th
18.15 Personal Bolívar v Toray Arrows (Japan)
21.00 Buenos Aires Unidos vs Súper Imperatriz (Brazil)

Friday, 21st
18.15 Semi-final 1
21.30 Semi-final 2

Saturday, 22nd
14.0o 5th place
17.00 3rd place
20.00 Final

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