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18-02-2017

VILLA DORA 4TH & BOCA 5TH AT THE WOMEN'S SOUTH AMERICAN CLUBS CHAMP

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PHOTOS - FIXTURE AND LIVE SCORING  

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 18, 2017 - This Saturday finished the Women's South American Clubs Championship 2017 held in Brazil with Villa Dora finishing on the fourth place after being overcome by San Martin from Peu 0-3 (10-25, 29-31, 17-25) while Boca defeating Olympic finished in the fifth place. Rexona, the strongest and favourite team won the title after a clash of Brazilian teams celebrating over Dentil Praia.

Villa Dora and San Martin had lost their respective Semi-Final matches playing against both Brazilian local teams in straight sets and therefore this Saturday they face each other for the first time towards the third place in the Podium, the Bronze Medal.

Brazil's top two teams Rexona-Sesc Rio de Janeiro and Dentil Praia Clube Uberlandia demolished the opposition in the semifinals and will no face each other Saturday evening for the South American Women's Club Championship title and a ticket to the 2017 FIVB Club World Championship in Kobe next May.

Defending champions Rexona-Sesc Rio pounded the Argentine champions Villa Dora of Santa Fe from the service line and sailed to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-6, 25-17) in under an hour, powered by Juciely's 12 points. Aylen Ponso, Lucia Herrera, Paula Bertona and Alejandra Westergaard scored 4 each for Villa Dora.

After two very tied sets, and with Villa Dora nearly winning the second set leading at times, San Martin confidence and performance grew to finish quite quickly winning the third set.

Prior to this match Boca played v Olympic for the fifth and sixth place winning 3-1 (20-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-12) after recovering from losing the first set.

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