From Left to Right Dr. José Ramón Fernández President of the
Cuban Olympic Committee. Lic. Antonio Becali, President of
the Cuban Institute of Sports, Physical Education and
Recreation (INDER). Lic. Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz, President
of NORCECA. Licda. Mireya Luis, Member the Board of
Administration the Norceca Confederation.
Lic. Ariel Sainz Rodríguez, President Cuban Volleyball
President meets with Cuban Olympic leader
HAVANA, Cuba, January 28, 2017 – NORCECA President Cristobal
Marte Hoffiz completed a visit to Cuba where the leader of
volleyball in North, Central America and the Caribbean met with
the main sport authorities of the country.
The visit of Marte Hoffiz was reported by Granma, the daily
newspaper of Cuba in a story written by journalist Adolfo
Marte Hoffiz was received by Jose Ramón Fernandez, president of
the Cuban Olympic Committee, and Antonio Becali, president of
the Cuban Sport Institute (INDER). He was accompanied by Cuban
volleyball legend Mireya Luis, a three-time Olympic gold
The president of NORCECA also held working sessions with the
members of the Cuban Volleyball Federation led by its President
Cuba will be the host country of the U18 Girls’ Pan American Cup
next March which offers two tickets to NORCECA countries to the
age-group FIVB World Championship later this year in Argentina.
Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Chile,
Uruguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Dominican Republic all have
shown interest in taking part. Argentina and Dominican Republic
are already qualified to the world event.
Marte Hoffiz announced that starting this year five to eight new
playing floors will arrive in Cuba as part of the development
program of volleyball at different levels as well as volleyballs
for the practice of mini-volley.