Guatemala welcomes Boys U19 NORCECA Continental Championship
CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA, Guatemala, March 9, 2023. – The National Volleyball
Federation of Guatemala welcomed the Boys U19 NORCECA Continental
Championship to be held from March 11-19 during a press conference.
Carlos Enrique Santis Rangel, president of the National Federation,
alongside other members of the organizing committee presented details of
the competition that has eight participating teams who will battle for
two berths to the 2025 FIVB Boys U19 World Championship.
Santis Rangel said “Guatemala has experience in hosting international
events, but it’s always a challenge; I want to thank NORCECA and
Guatemala’s Sport Confederation for their support in welcoming this
important continental event that qualifies two teams to the world
Guatemalan team captain Adolfo Rivas and head coach Luis Fernando
Castañeda were present to answer questions for the local press. Rivas
indicated his team is highly motivated to play at home and Castañeda
specified that 9 players are from Guatemala’s province and 3 from the
Inspection visits to the competition and training venues are scheduled
for March 11, as well as a joint meeting between the NORCECA control
committee and the organizing committee. Teams will go through the
preliminary inquiry on March 12.
Pool-play will start on Monday 13, with the first ranked teams from each
group advancing directly into the semifinals, while second and third
places will play in the quarterfinal round of the event. Medal matches
will be played on Saturday 18.
Matches will be streamed on
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Cuba was crowned champion in the past edition held in 2018 in San José,
Costa Rica, facing the United States who finished second place; Puerto
Rico took third place after beating Guatemala.
se coronó campeón de la pasada edición disputada en 2018 en San José,
Costa Rica, enfrentándose