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Miguel Gutiérrez, MVP Challengers Cup

PINAR DEL RÍO, Cuba, June 9, 2018.- Cuban Miguel David Gutiérrez, of the champion team, was selected the Most Valuable Player and Best Opposite of the Norceca Men’s Volleyball Challenger Cup, which ended on Saturday at Sala 19 de Noviembre.


Miguel David, one of the six Cuban players inserted in professional leagues, was the third best scorer with 48 points (36 in attack, 7 in blocking and 5 in service).


Next to the home boy in the All-Star was also the opposite of Trinidad and Tobago, Ryan Stewart, top scorer with 60 points (52-2-6).


The most outstanding outside hitters were Eddie Rivera, of Puerto Rico, and Carlos F. López, of Guatemala and middle blockers Daniel Kwesi of Trinidad and Tobago, and Liván Osoria of Cuba.


The best in reception and libero was the Trinitarian Joshua Mohammed; in service the Puerto Rican Eddie Rivera; in defense the Costa Rican Luis G. Chávez and the setter Adrián Goide of Cuba.


The teams which followed Cuba (4-0) were Puerto Rico (3-1), Guatemala (2-2), Trinidad and Tobago (1-3) and Costa Rica (0-4).