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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, October 27, 2017. – Members of the NORCECA
Executive Committee and Board of Administration held an
extraordinary meeting on the eve of the 24th NORCECA
Congress to take place in San Jose, Costa Rica on October 28 and
National Federation representatives will be presented with
several proposals and most important of all the achievements of
the NORCECA Confederation during the biannual congress that
starts on Saturday with working sessions that will be extended
The meeting was opened by NORCECA President Cristobal Marte
Hoffiz with welcoming words to the Executive Committee and Board
of Administration and to FIVB General Director Mr. Fabio Azevedo
as a special guest to the NORCECA 2017 Congress.
“I am delighted to have you all gathered to work for our
Confederation and to have Fabio Azevedo joining our meeting, his
support is greatly appreciated by us; he will witness how
NORCECA has benefited and took full advantage of the six years
development funding by FIVB” indicated Marte Hoffiz.
Fabio Azevedo addressed the meeting, “it is an honor and
pleasure to be here; the FIVB is working round the clock in
planning and making things happen, contributing as partners with
NORCECA has continued its efforts investing with responsibility
for a stronger future, providing courses, organizing events and
looking ahead of upcoming competitions; examples are the recent
qualification of Trinidad & Tobago for the 2018 FIVB Women’s
World Championship as the first ever Caribbean representative
and Costa Rica’s 2016 Olympic Games participation in Rio.
Each point in the agenda of the congress was reviewed during the
meeting, in which Marte Hoffiz underlined the importance of the
financial statements available for anyone to study and any legal
matter to be discussed in order to have transparency and good
governance. All working documents have been distributed in
advance to all National Federations for a successful two-day
The agenda includes the report presentations of the AFECAVOL,
CAZOVA, ECVA and Central association Presidents and that of the
President of NORCECA Commissions.
“Planning, establishing the right strategies and discussing
every matter are crucial to clarify our path to bring volleyball
to every corner of our Confederation and continue as one family
with one voice” Marte Hoffiz added.
The Executive Committee and Board of Administration approved to
name the presidents of each Zonal Association as scrutineers of
voting procedures and results during the Congress.