Argentina defeated Peru and will play the final


LIMA, Peru, September 7, 2018 - Argentina secured its classification to the final of the II Final Four U20, after defeating host Peru 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-23) at the Manuel Bonilla Coliseum of Miraflores.


The effort of the local team went from less to more, but it was not enough to overcome the explosive attack of the main Argentinean figures: Melisa Corzo (13), Candela Salinas (11) and Ligorria Angeles (11); on the Peruvian side Thaisa Mc Leod sought to give the fight to register the maximum of 11 units.


The winners excelled in the attack category by 41-26, also recorded a wide superiority in blocking 10-4 and doubled in service 4-2. Both teams committed 20 unforced errors each.


The best scorer in Argentina, Melisa Corzo: "We are very happy because although we have trained only a few weeks the work has been intense, and we have shown it today, Peru is a rival that plays similar to us, but we knew how to solve things because we trust in the work of each one in the field ".


The top scorer in Peru, Thaisa Mc Leod: "It was not a good game for us, it cost us a lot from the start and although we wanted to overcome it, we needed to improve the reception, this has to be an experience to keep improving, because tomorrow we have a difficult match against the Dominican Republic and we will try to show our best level ".