Mexico starts strong against Trinidad and Tobago
CHICLAYO, Peru, July 6, 2019 - Mexico started off with victory
3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-7) against Trinidad and Tobago, in the
first game of the group B in the 18th Pan American Women's Cup
which takes place at the Coliseo Cerrado in Chiclayo.
Alejandra Segura with 12 points was the best scorer in Mexico
and Darlene Ramdin of Trinidad and Tobago scored 5 points.
Mexico dominated the attack 30-11, 7-2 in blocking and 5-2 in
service, while it received 33 points for errors of the opponent,
Sashiko Sanay, captain of Mexico: "At the beginning we felt
anxious, about how we were going to show our game, our different
strategies, now faster, a modern game and we took advantage that
Trinidad and Tobago is a very young team, although they are
tall, and that helped us play with fastballs to avoid their
blocking and we felt good playing like that."
Darlene Ramdin, captain of Trinidad and Tobago: "It is a very
young team, but I am satisfied because step by step it was seen
how they developed in the match, in their first Pan American
Claudio Torres, coach of Mexico: "I'm satisfied with what was
shown today, the girls did well in their first game. Little by
little they were taking pace and I am happy with what was done.
It's a new team, you have to adjust details and this match will
help us correct mistakes."
Francisco Cruz, coach of Trinidad and Tobago: "Our libero and
the captain are the most experienced players, the others had
their first international match today. They did not even play
their category internationally. I'm happy with what they could
do, now I have about five players with whom I want to work more
to be able to integrate them into the big team."