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06-10-2017

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER: ARGENTINA CONTINUES THE ADAPTATION IN HUMAHUACA

The Argentina Women's Team maintains the work rhythm in the province of Jujuy in order to face the most important commitment of the season: the qualification to the World Championship Japan 2018. The Panthers, who arrived to the north of the country last Tuesday, are training in an adaptation plan to the height in Humahuaca before traveling to Arequipa, venue of the World Championship Qualifier where the girls led by Guillermo Orduna will look for the ticket available from next Friday, 13th.

The Argentine delegation arrived on Tuesday and was received by the Intendant of San Salvador de Jujuy, Mr. Raul Jorge, with his cabinet and the President of the Deliberative Council for a press conference. Later the team moved directly to Humahuaca, where they were welcomed by the Intendant Aldo Herrera, the local band and some children from schools. There, the Governor of the province, Mr. Gerardo Morales, met the team and received an Argentine jersey.

The 14 Panthers chosen for the mission trained throughout the week under the orders of Guillermo Orduna and the physical trainer Pablo Añon, increasing the intensity of the work of adaptation to the height with the running of the days. It is important to remember that the World Championship Qualifier will be played in Arequipa, which is located 2335mts above sea level. There, Argentina will face Peru, Colombia and Uruguay between October, 13th and 15th looking for the second available place for South America, the first in Brazil's hands after winning the South American Championship.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER SCHEDULE (LOCAL TIME)
Friday 13th 5pm Argentina v Colombia
Saturday 14th 5pm Argentina v Uruguay
Sunday 15th 6pm Argentina v Peru

ARGENTINE ROSTER
Setters: Helena Vidal, Clarisa Sagardia
Opposite hitters: Lucia Fresco, Tanya Acosta, Priscila Bosio
Middle blockers: Julieta Lazcano, Emilce Sosa, Natalia Aispurua
Outside hitters: Yamila Nizetich, Josefina Fernandez, Elina Rodriguez, Camila Hiruela
Liberos: Tatiana Rizzo, Morena Martinez

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