José Carlos Romero, the Most Valuable Player Under-21


HAVANA, Cuba, September 1, 2018 - The Cuban Jose Carlos Romero, of the champion team, finished as the best opponent and was named as the Most Valuable Player of the Norceca U-21 Men's Tournament that took place in the Sports City Coliseum.


His compatriot Julio C. Cárdenas and Bayron Valdez were the most prominent in the attack in that order, while in the blockade they distinguished Akeil Williams, from Barbados, and Fynnian McCarthy, from Canada.


The Dominican Erick B. Villar took over the awards as best libero and receiver, the Americans Jaylen Jasper and Blake Crisp as server and setter, and the Nicaraguan Jordan Carcache in defense.


Bayron rounded off his big task by leading the top scorers with 113 points (95 attacks, 3 blocks and 15 services), the only one that exceeded a hundred points.


The standing by teams after the owners of the podium - Cuba, Dominican Republic and Canada - Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua and Barbados were placed.


Romero, knowing he holds the jackpot as MVP, expressed excited that although he does not play for awards this selection commits him to give himself more to his team and to the flag he defends.