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Guatemala looks to win fourth U23 Men’s AFECAVOL crown

 

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, September 11, 2018.- Guatemala looks to win fourth U23 Men’s AFECAVOL Central American Championship running from September 16 -22 at Teodoro Palacios Flores Gymnasium in Guatemala City.

 

The official presentation of the tournament was made during a press conference held by the National Volleyball Federation of Guatemala and conducted by its President Aida Boesche de Girón on Tuesday at the Sports Confederation of Guatemala.

 

Since the first edition of the event in 2012, Guatemala has won the biannual competition in all three occasions; Costa Rica has won two silver medals and one bronze, Panama finished second in the past edition, while Honduras and El Salvador have earned one bronze medal each.

 

Teams will arrive on Friday 14, the preliminary inquiry is scheduled from Saturday 15 and the competition starts on Sunday 16 at 3:00 pm with Panama facing El Salvador.

 

The event will have all seven countries of the AFECAVOL zone competing under a round-robin format.

 

Competition schedule

Sunday September 16

15:00    Panama v El Salvador

17:00    Costa Rica v Honduras

19:30    Belize v Nicaragua

Monday September 17

15:00    El Salvador v Costa Rica

17:00    Honduras v Belize

19:00    Guatemala v Panama

Tuesday September 18

15:00    Nicaragua v Costa Rica

17:00    Honduras v Panama

19:00    El Salvador v Guatemala

Wednesday September 19

15:00    Panama v Costa Rica

17:00    El Salvador v Nicaragua

19:00    Guatemala v Belize

Thursday September 20

15:00    Honduras v El Salvador

17:00    Belize v Panama

19:00    Nicaragua v Guatemala

Friday September 21

15:00    Costa Rica v Belize

17:00    Panama v Nicaragua

19:00    Guatemala v Honduras

Saturday September 22

15:00    Belize v El Salvador

17:00    Nicaragua v Honduras

19:00    Costa Rica v Guatemala

 

Year by year medalists:

Year

Gold

Silver

Bronze

2012

GUA

CRC

HON

2014

GUA

CRC

ESA

2016

GUA

PAN

CRC