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28-08-2014

ARGENTINA WON AT ITS DEBUT AT THE SOUTH AMERICAN JUNIORS' CHAMP

After the victory v Paraguay, Argentina will face Uruguay on the second match

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 28, 2014 - In its first presentation at the South American Juniors' Men Championship, Argentina defeated at Saquarema facilities Paraguay 3-0 (25-9, 25-7, 25-11) and now will face this Thursday evening Paraguay at 18.00 local time.

The match showed the different level of both countries' teams with Argentina showing all its power in this competition that qualifies for the World Championship 2015. The light blue - White starting line-up showed in the field Sanchez, Lima, Fernandez, Gallego, Lazo, Melgarejo and Verasio. then, at different moments of the match the coaching team headed by Alejandro Grossi included Arduino, Bitar, Johansen, Nielson and Vieira.

The top scorer of the match was Nicolas Lazo with 10 points. Chile overcame Uruguay 3-0 and Brazil and Colombia won their matches in the other pool.

Joaquin Gallego — Argentine captain: "We started the best posible way, so we wished it. Now other important matches come ahead of us".

Alejandro Grossi — Argentine coach: "It is very difficult to make a balance when there is such a big level difference between two teams. Nevertheless I want to point out that Paraguay is a very young team that wants to improve and learn and they are participating playing against the best teams of the Continent". "Our team was very concentrated and played to its utmost. Our goal is to keep playing the same way, no matter our rival, they are all important challenge for us".

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