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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 6, 2015 - Part of the Argentine Seniors' Men Team is participating of friendlies in Brazil with both teams preparing themselves for the Panamerican Cup. The team coached by Martin Lopez overcame Brazil in the first friendly 2-3 (25-21, 26-24, 18-25, 25-23, 13-15) after the host team won the first two sets in a very tied match. Ezequiel Palacios topped the score for Argentina with 26 rallies while the best scorer was the Brazilian Douglas Souza with 28 points.

“We performed very well in a "classical" South American duel in front of a lot of local fans - about 7,000. Our best skill was spiking making the difference" expressed Martin Lopez while for Demian Gonzalez "Between Brazil and Argentina there is always a lot of rivalty. It was a very high level match as Brazil is an outstanding team. We could not train much but the victory is good".