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The Albicelestes participate of the A2 since the season 2005/06

Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 11, 2017 - This Tuesday started a new period for the Argentine Youth's Boys Team training to face a very demanding Argentine Men's A2 upgrading League as part of their preparation for their international engagements. Twelve years with 200 players participating at the same, many of which today belong to the Argentine Seniors' Men Team, under the coaching of six different coaches during these twelve years.

Under the coaching of Luis Testa the boys will participate during this year of the U 19 World Championship in Bahrein and therefore their preparation is very important The idea is to participate and face senior's teams, travelling, concentrating and learning to share and compete on a regular basis - for many for the first time - as part of their grwoth from January until next April.

Training started at Cenard facilities and on the Preliminary Round they will face Ateneo and Obreros de Catamarca, UVT and Banco Hispano de San Juan and Estudiantes and Matanza de Buenos Aires having their debut match next January 19th v Obreros.

This Project started in the year 2005 at the Argentine Volleyball Federation with the Young team facing the A2 2005/06 league including players like Facundo Conte, Pablo Crer and Nicolas Bruno in a group of 16 years old athletes.

Nearly 200 players have learnt and growth with this experience with many of them today at the Seniors' Men Team including their participation at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Names like Cristian Poglajen, Sebastian Sole, Martin Ramos, Ezequiel Palacios, Ivan Castellani and Nicolas Uriarte are more examples of the importance of starting competing under a regular basis when they are very Young.

Then, as part of the U 23 today's team their first steps started with the A2 competition including Nicolas Lazo, Joaquin Gallego, Brian Melgarejo, Gaston Fernández among many others.

As coaches one can mention since the year 2005 not only Luis Testa but Juan Manuel Cichello, Pablo Rico, Julian Alvarez, Fabian Muraco and Julio Gimenez.

Fixture: Weekend 1st to 4th | Weekend 5th to 8th