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14-11-2013

SOUTH AMERICAN U YOUTH CHAMP: ARGENTINA THINKS IN SEMI-FINAL MATCH

Argentina finished third at the preliminary round

Popayan, Colombia, November 14, 2013 - With an only match on the fourth date and already qualified for Semi-finals Argentina faced Peru at the South American U Youth's Girls Championship held in the city of Popayan. The light blue - white team finished third after being overcome by Peru 0-2 and now thinks on semi-finals that will take place this Friday at noon local time in the second important match of the day.

It was a very tied match fought at the same level by both teams ending 0-2 (23-25, 23-25). Peru therefore finished second on the preliminary round and Argentina with a great campaign of a win-loss record of 5-2 stands third (Argentina lost v Brazil in also a tie match 1-2).

Closing the fourth date in Colombia the two semi-finals rivals will be settled with the winners playing the great final match while the losers will face each other for the bronze medal.

Also the places 5th - 8th will be played in round robin - all against all pool on Saturday.

Brazil finished topping the preliminary round playing against Chile (4th) that started with defeats but recovered along the four days while Argentina and Peru will play as third and second respectively the other semi-final match.

The Argentine semi-final match, to be confirmed by the CSV would be at 12.30 Argentine time as second semi-final on Friday. Today Friday evening started the pool to settle places 5th - 8th places, the same will go on tomorrow Friday, finishing in the evening at 19.30 and 21.30 respectively, the matches for the Bronze Medal and the Great Final.

(Fixture and live scoring Preliminary Round - CSV Website)
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