Dominican Superior League dedicated to Marte Hoffiz
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, January 30, 2019 – The second
edition of the Women’s Dominican Volleyball Superior League
dedicated to Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA and of
the Dominican Female Program, will start on March 1.
Defending champions Caribeñas/New Horizons lead the four
returning teams alongside Mirador, Guerreras and Cristo Rey. The
event is scheduled to conclude on April 7 if the best-of-five
Final Series extend to the limit.
The competition will take place at Ricardo –Gioriver- Arias
Pavilion of Santo Domingo with single matches on Tuesday,
Wednesday and Friday and a double-header on Sunday starting at
The details of the competition were explained by Angel Rivas,
president of the National District Volleyball Association and
Horacio Mazara, president of the Organizing Committee, during a
press conference held at the Ministry of Sports.
The ceremony was attended by Danilo Diaz, minister of Sports and
Luis Mejia, president of the Olympic Committee and IOC member.
Rivas said the decision of dedicating the event to Marte Hoffiz
was based on his achievements as director of the Female Program
in all the categories included by FIVB. He had the support of
the presidents of all the participating clubs.