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The U 23 Men's team will travel on Sunday to Cartagena

Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 17, 2016 - The Argentine U 23 Men's Team is getting ready to compete at the South American Championship that will take place in Cartagena, Colombia travelling next Sunday towards the competition that starts next Tuesday, June 21st. The team coached by Camilo Soto will travel

Eight of its players won the Silver Medal at the Senior's Men Pan-American Cup: Matíia Sanchez, German Johansen, Nicolas Lazo, Brian Melgarejo, Santiago Danani, Gaspar Bitar, Edgar Vieira and Felipe Benavidez.

Bruno Lima and Jan Martinez will be absent as they are part of the FIVB World League 2016 with the Argentine Seniors' Team and Joaquin Gallego, injured. As part of the team also travelled Agustin Loser and Sergio Soria (Juniors') and Gaston Fernandez and Ramiro Nielson (U23).

The team worked all week at Cenard facilities together with the Argentine Seniors' players that did not travel to Brazil's first weekend of the FIVB World League like Facundo Conte, Lisandro Zanotti, Fabian Flores, Demian Gonzalez and Sebastian Closte.

South American teams will play for the Gold Medal with the winner qualifying for Egypt next year's world championship.


Setters: Matias Sanchez, Gaspar Bitar
Opposite players: German Johansen, Agustin Loser
Middle players: Edgar Vieira, Gaston Fernandez, Sergio Soria
Wing spikers: Nicolas Lazo, Brian Melgarejo, Felipe Benavídez, Ramiro Nielson
Libero: Santiago Danani

Coaching team:
Camilo Soto
Assistant Coach: Gonzalo Barreiro
Trainer: Sebastiáa Carotti
Statistician: Jose Saucedo