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08-11-2013

SOUTH AMERICAN U YOUTH'S GIRLS CHAMP.: VICTORY AT A FRIENDLY MATCH

First celebration for the U Youth's Girls in Brazil

Saquarema, Brazil, November 8, 2013 - The Argentine U Youth's Girls Team arrives ready for their international competition, the South American Championship that will take place next week in the Colombian city of Popayan. The National Team worked very hard in Brazil facing several friendly matches v the host team as part of their training.

The girls, coached by Guillermo Caceres, on Monday concentrated at the outstanding facilities of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, place where all the national Brazilian teams train along the year. Saquarema, will be in fact, the venue for the U Youth's Boys South American Championship that will be hosted beginning December as last Continental international competition of the present year.

While the girls trained at the same time both teams, Argentina and Brazil played several friendly matches with the light blue - white team showing improvement along the week. The first three matches, Tuesday to Thursday, showed two victories of Brazil, 3-1 (25-23, 15-25, 16-25, 21-25) and 3-0 (triple 21-25), while on Wednesday they played a four sets match that ended 2-2 (25-22, 19-25, 25-20, 18-25).

On Friday, prior to travelling with the formula of three sets, in the morning was won by the host team 2-1 (25-23, 20-25, 23-25), while on the afternoon the victory was for Argentina without any questions by 0-3 (23-25, 24-26, 17-25).

This Saturday the arrival of the delegations to Popayan is programmed for the competition that starts next Monday, November 11th.

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