NORCECA Men’s Challenge Cup will be in Havana
HAVANA, Cuba, March 5, 2019 – The NORCECA Men’s Continental
Challenge Cup Final Four Qualification Tournament will take
place at the Ciudad Deportiva Coliseum in Havana, Cuba.
The winner of the competition will be awarded the last vacancy
to the Men’s Challenge Cup to the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations
League (VNL) to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from July 3-7.
The teams qualified to participate in the Norceca challenge are:
Cuba as the host nation plus Mexico, Dominican Republic and
Puerto Rico. In case one of those teams decides to not take part
it would be replaced by the next ranked team from Norceca.
Teams will arrive in Havana on June 12 to compete under a
round-robin format from 13 to 16 with the top ranked team
earning the right to play in Slovenia.
The United States and Canada are the two Norceca teams already
qualified to the FIVB Men’s Nations League. At the inaugural VNL
last year, USA finished third while Canada ended in seventh
Cuba won last year’s Norceca Challenge Cup held at home in Pinar
del Rio with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-16) victory over Costa