U20 Women’s Pan Am Cup to get underway
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, May 7, 2017.-
Members of the control committee of the U20 Women’s Pan
American Cup had a busy day of inspections at San José, Costa
Rica, as the event is set to get underway on May 8.
Inspections were conducted by Jose Luis Jimenez Lao, Competition
Director, who organized visits around the facilities prepared
for the tournament in order to present a full inspection report.
Each control committee member appointed for the event was
responsible to arrange a detailed check list to of their
respective working areas as participating teams began their
arrival to the City of San Jose thru out the day.
The delegation visited the competition venue, Gimnasio Nacional
with a capacity of 4500 spectators and to the training venue,
Polideportivo de San Francisco de Dos Rios, as well as Park Inn
Hotel, where teams will be lodged.
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, FIVB First-Vice-President and NORCECA
President, was briefed with the day’s activities during a
meeting held with the organizing committee presided by Edgar
Alvarado, AFECAVOL President and Costa Rica’s National
Volleyball Federation President.
Marte Hoffiz indicated that the NORCECA Confederation will
continue to support its National Federations, contributing to
the evident growing on development of volleyball throughout the
American continent, “I have no doubt this will be another
well-organized tournament; your efforts are highly appreciated
and contribute to the development plan we have clearly traced
for the next four years”.
Alvarado welcomed the control committee to Costa Rica and said
“we are honored to be hosting this prestigious event, we are
among friends and not only do I wish for successful competition,
but I hope our friendship will grow as well”.
Different topics were discussed with the organizers to keep the
competition running smoothly, under FIVB regulations and to
present to each team during the preliminary inquiry to be held
on the eve of the competition on Sunday.