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04-08-2014

ARGENTINA PRESENTED THE FRIENDLIES V CANADA

Mar del Plata, Argentina, August 4, 2014 - This Monday morning the friendlies from Argentine and Canada Seniors' Men "Towards their final preparation for the World Championship" that starts end of the month in Poland were formally presented in Mar del Plata Resort where they will face each other Monday (22.00 live broadcast by TyC Sports), Tuesday at 19.00 and Wednesday (again live broadcast by the same cannel) at 21.15 in a formal Press Conference.

At the same were present Mar del Plata Deportes President, Horacio Taccone; Mar del Plata Turismo President, Pablo Fernández, Mar del Plata Volleyball Association President, Fabian Altamirano, the Captain of the Argentine Seniors' Javier Filardi and its coach, Julio Velasco.

First of all, Horacio Taccone welcomed all to the city: "It is a very important event for Mar del Plata and we love to welcome the Argentine Seniors' team. Our city has a very special history with volleyball. The presence of Julio Velasco is something real special for us".

Then, Pablo Fernandez expressed: "It is a pleasure than prior to international competitions the Argentine teams feel here like at home, very comfortable and calm. We think that Mar del Plata can add its facilities, confort and the love of its people to the team".

Meanwhile, Fabian Altamirano thanked " the support of Mar del Plata and FeVA authorities and to the Argentine Seniors for generating such an important volleyball event in our city".

The Captain of the team, Javier Filardi emphasized: "We start here a very important phase of our preparation" adding: "We expect to improve our level thinking on the World Championship".

Closing the Press Conference Julio Velasco said: "We are the ones that have to thank. I am very happy to be in this city and I hope Mar del Plata becomes one of the venues in our yearly preparation. These matches together with the friendlies in Brazil and in Russia are very important matches in our training".

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