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12-12-2015

NEUQUEN VOLEY AFTER ONLY 6 YEARS AT THE ARGENTINE A2 MEN'S LEAGUE

Neuquen Voley at the second phase of the competition in Viedma

Neuquen, Argentina, December 12, 2015 - Neuquen Vóley is one of the teams that competed at the second phase of the Argentine A2 Upgrading Men's League being quite new as it started to compete locally only in the year 2009. Today, six years later and with over 150 children at the grass-root categories, won a place at the A2 League and tries to qualify to keep playing at national level.

Lucas Camiscia, one of its trainers, talked about its start. "Club Nación in the year 2009 and the project of our Board of Administration that included Gabriela Ramos, Ariel Gimenez and Marcelo Camiscia as members and the coaches Belen Camiscia, Julio Castillo, Julian Ungar and myself bet on this project that today it is a reality".

With reference to the work being done with the youngest, the coach explained that they have both genders athletes, that means, mini-volleyball, U 14, U 16, U 18, U 21 and Seniors. "The club as more than 150 grass-root children that train from Monday to Friday during the evening" he finished saying.

Neuquen Vóley travelled to Viedma for the Second Phase of the Argentine A2 Upgrading Men's League facing there Puerto San Julian, Boxing Club and Defensores de Viedma. With two victories and one defeat they qualified for the upgrading league that will start next January, facing other 11 teams from all over the country, that dream on playing the next premier Argentine Men's A1 League.

"To travel to Viedma meant a great effort for us and therefore parents and children organized different events to obtain the needed money to be able to participate there" mentioned Lucas Camiscia adding: "the qualification for the A2 competition is the award obtained thanks to all the effort and the work and training of a whole year with players and coaches doing it for free".

After qualifying, now the challenges are even bigger as it is a club that depends completely on each of the involved members effort and the path is not an easy one". "Now to participate of the League itself, after so much effort qualifying is a great and important challenge as the team is very young". "Most of the players are U 16 and U 18, two U 21 and only four Seniors'. We hope to make the best we can".

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