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Velasco heading the training at San Martin Sport Centre

Mendoza, Argentina, My 23, 2014 - The Argentine and French Seniors' are already hosted in Mendoza and training hard towards the opening weekend of the Intercontinental Round of the FIVB World League 2014 that will face both teams on Saturday and Sunday at Torito Rodriguez Sport Centre in the city of Mendoza. This Friday noon time will take place the Press Conference that will officially launch the weekend matches. .

The Argentine Seniors' that arrived to Mendoza Wednesday evening went directly to training while on Thursday they trained double shift at the playing venue and Club Parque facilities. This stadium welcomed the FIVB World League for second consecutive time. Last year's edition faced Argentina v Brazil.

The team coached by Julio Velasco worked divided in two teams, at the same time that the Stadium adjusted the last details to stand as the FIVB requirements request for any venue that organizes the premier FIVB annual competition for National Men's Teams.

France, meanwhile arrived to Mendoza on Thursday afternoon and went directly to the Hotel to get some rest after travelling about 17 hours. At the French team shine the return of Antonin Rouzier and the presence of the talented and dangerous Earvin Ngapeth, one of the best receivers of the 2013 season.

Both teams faced each other 14 times at the FIVB World League with 7 victories for each team and therefore, the first match, tomorrow Saturday at 21.30 will be a great test that will beak the parity (at least until Sunday when they play the second of four matches that will face both teams during this edition).

The Press Conference with the presence of the Argentine Seniors and local authorities will take place at the Mod Hotel where both teams are hosted at 13.30 this Friday.

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