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15-08-2014

ARGENTINA GOT REVENGE OVER BRAZIL AT THE FRIENDLIES 3-2

Saquarema, Brazil, August 15, 2014 - As part of the final preparation towards the Polish World Championship 2014 the Argentine Seniors' is training in Saquarema, the high standard level volleyball facility near Rio de Janeiro, where usually the Brazilian team trains and this Thursday evening, on the second friendly between both teams the light blue - White team obtained a very important victory. The team coached by Julio Velasco won this match 3-2 (18-25, 25-22, 25-19, 20-25, 26-24 in a very fought match. Facundo Conte was the top scorer with 19 rallies.

In a very long and exciting tie-breaker Argentina got revenge from the first friendly that took place on Wednesday that finished 1-4.

Argentina won in spiking (96-93) with 16 scored by Conte with a slight difference in efficiency 51% v 50% while blocking the figure was 9-7 (5 scored by Sole).

This Friday both teams will face each other in the final match and then Argentina will return to Buenos Aires prior to travelling to Europe where the last friendly series will take place in Russia prior to travelling to Poland.

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