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Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 6, 2015 - The most important challenge of the international season 2015 stands ahead of the Seniors Men' Argentine Team coached by Julio Velasco. It is the South American Olympic Games Rio 2016 Qualy that will take place next weekend in Venezuela (October 9th - 11th) at Coliseo Polideportivo Jose Maria Vargas in the city of Caracas. The winner of this competition will get the ticket for Rio 2016. Argentina will face Colombia, Chile and the host team of Venezuela. All matches will be live broadcast by www.voleysur.org, official website of the South American Confederation.

The match schedule is at 16.00 and 19.00 daily (one hour and a half less than in Argentina) with all the matches taking place at the same venue. Brazil as host country of the Olympic Games 2016 qualified directly.

Argentina's team will receive the local Media on Tuesday at 18.00 after finishing the afternoon training at Cenard facilities.

Argentina will travel with the following 14 players:

Luciano De Cecco
Nicolas Uriarte
Javier Filardi
Cristian Poglajen
Martin Ramos
Facundo Conte
Sebastian Sole
Pablo Crer
Facundo Imhoff
Ezequiel Palacios
Rodrigo Quiroga
Lisandro Zanotti
Sebastian Closter
Facundo Santucci

The Qualy fixture is the following:

Oct. 9th:
Argentina v Colombia - 17:30 ARG
Venezuela vs Chile - 20:30 ARG

Oct. 10th:
Argentina v Chile - 17:30 ARG
Venezuela v Colombia 20:30 ARG

Oct. 11th:
Chile v Colombia - 17:30 ARG
Venezuela v Argentina - 20:30 ARG