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25-07-2013

SOUTH AMERICAN SENIORS' MEN IN BRAZIL WITH TWO NEW NAMES

Palacios as part of the 12 Roster Argentine Players in Singapore

Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25, 2013 - The Argentine Seniors' Men Team coach, Javier Weber confirmed this Thursday the roster of 14 players that will train starting a concentration this Friday in the morning for the South American Championship that will take place in Cabo Frio, Brazil, August 4th - 10th. This competition will put at stake for the first time two vacant places at the Polish World Championship, 2014.

Two new names were added as wing spikers. The news include Agustin Ramonda and Ezequiel Palacios, from Cordoba and Formosa respectively.

The official 14 player Roster is as follow:

Setters: Luciano De Cecco - Nicolas Uriarte

Opposite players: Ivan Castellani - Bruno Romanurri

Middle players: Sebastian Sole - Pablo Crer - Martin Ramos

Wing spikers: Rodrigo Quiroga - Federico Pereyra - Pablo Bengolea - Agustin Ramonda - Ezequiel Palacios

Liberos : Alexis Gonzalez - Facundo Santucci

Palacios was part of the team that won the Silver Medal at the first Youth's Olympic Games in Singapore 2010. Ramonda, played the Juniors' Men World Championship in Brazil 2011, in the first ever time that Argentina played the final match of its history at this kind of event, being defeated by Brazil 2-3.

The team will start to work this Friday for the competition that opens the doors to two teams for the 2014 World Championship while for women's team the vacant place at this stage is only one for Italy 2014.

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