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16-10-2012

ARGENTINA READY FOR THE JUNIORS' SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Brazil, one of Argentine rivals

Lima, Peru, October 16, 2012 - Time to start a new World Championship path for the Argentine grass-root teams. First of all, the Juniors' Women Team will have its South American Championship in the city of Lima that will give three berths for the 2013 Worrld Championship and the Argentine girls want to win one of them. The team coached by Eduardo Guillaume already arrived to Peru and will face Colombia in the first match this Thursday at 19.00 - local time.

The light blue - white team trained the last days in Brazil and from there travelled to Peru, again the venue of a South American Championship. To dream on one of the places for South America Argentina has to qualify on the preliminary round first, and after facing Colombia, they will face Brazil on Friday and Paraguay on Saturday.

The best two teams of each pool qualify for the second round (semi-finals). On the other pool stand the host team of Peru, Venezuela and Chile. Semi-Finals will take place on Sunday, October 21st while on Monday the three teams to win medals will get their tickets for a new World Championship.

Peru hosted recently the U 23 Pan-American Cup that gave Argentina the chance, as other teams to win experience with their Juniors' for this important international challenge. There, Argentina defeated Colombia in a terrific tie-breaker and was defeated by Brazil.

Argentine Roster for the 2012 South American Championship:
(includes playing team)

2- RODRÍGUEZ, Elina - 11/02/97 - El Tala San Francisco
3- CALVETE, María Sol - 14/09/94 - Glorias Argentinas
4- FORTUNA, Antonela - 10/05/95 - Central San Carlos
5- HIRUELA, Camila - 01/02/97 - 9 de Julio Freyre
6- TASSARA, Micaela - 15/04/94 - Estudiantes La Plata
8- RIVOIRA, Fiorela - 13/10/94 - 9 de Julio Freyre
9- ALLENDE, Graciela - 07/10/94 - San Martín de Formosa
10- GIORGI, Florencia - 10/10/95 - Unión Eléctrica
11- MOLLI, Jazmín - 28/02/94 - Banco Provincial Santa Fe
13- ESPERON, Micaela - 02/04/95 - Vélez Sarsfield
14- PICCOLO, Sol - 10/09/96 - Vélez Sarsfield
16- TIBALDO, Aldana - 20/04/96 - Banco Provincial Santa Fe

STAFF:
GUILLAUME,
Eduardo - Coach
CÁCERES, Guillermo - Assistant Coach
SENES, Hugo - Doctor
MARTÍNEZ BUASSO, Ezequiel - Statistics
RÍOS, Víctor - Manager
RAMÓN, Fabián - Delegation Chief

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