Nicaragua secures bronze medal defeating Honduras 3-0
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, October 23, 2022.- Nicaragua earned a 3-0 (25-20,
25-22, 25-19) victory over Honduras to stand with four wins and one
loss, securing the bronze medal at the XIX AFECAVOL Men’s U21 Central
Nicaragua dominated 41-26 in attacks and 3-2 in serves but was
outblocked 7-6 and Honduras committed more errors 24-19.
Evans Solís was the best attacker for Nicaragua with 16 points, while
Víctor Cruz finished with 10. Alejandro Lobo of Honduras scored 13
tallies and Jonathan Meza 9.
Rafael Hernández, captain of Nicaragua: “Tomorrow we’ll come out to
change the color of the medal, at the beginning we played at Honduras
rhythm, committing some errors, but then we recovered and got the
result. Tomorrow we’ll come strong, trying to keep our rhythm and look
for the victory”.
Victor Cruz, outside hitter of Nicaragua: “We secured the bronze medal,
thanks to God and tomorrow we’ll play with everything for the silver
medal. Personally, I have given a lot and as a team we’ve performed
well, and I hope to continue like that. Thanking God, we haven’t been
On Monday, Honduras and Panamá play at 4:00 p.m. and Nicaragua faces
Belize at 6:00 p.m.