Dominican Women’s Team Arrives in Japan
NARITA, Japan, September 16, 2018 - The Dominican Republic Women
National Volleyball Team foreseen to participate in the FIVB
2018 World Championship to be held in different cities in Japan,
arrived today at the Narita International Airport after a long
journey of 29 hours to continue their travel to the Okayama
International Airport in Okayama City.
The Dominican National Team ranked 8th in the FIVB World Ranking
and that finished 5th in the past FIVB World Championship held
in Italy in 2014, is programed to establish a training camp in
Okayama City organized by the Okayama City Government and the
Okayama Volleyball Association.
During the course of the training camp, several friendly matches
will be played with the Bulgarian Women National Volleyball Team
and the local Seagulls Volleyball Team, a First Division
Professional team of the Japanese National League.
The Dominican Republic Women National Volleyball Team Technical
Director, Prof. Marcos Kwiek will be concluding a successful
training program before their first official match against
The roster of the Dominican National team includes the libero
star player Brenda Castillo; outside hitters Bethania de la
Cruz, Priscilla Rivera, Yonkaira Peña Isabel and Brayelin
Martinez; opposite players Gina Mambru and Gaila Gonzalez;
middle blockers, Annerys Vargas, Candida Arias Perez, Lisvel Eve
and Jineiry Martinez; setters Niverka Marte and Camil Dominguez
and defense specialist Larysmer Martinez.
The Team Staff Assistant Coach Wagner Pacheco , Wilson Sanchez,
Medical Doctor Joana Pimentel, Physiotherapist Cesar Villalona,
Trainer Marcelo Cezarano and Statistician Yeivic Moises Jimenez,
complete the Dominican Republic National Volleyball Team