world class tournament
PANAMA CITY, Panama, August 17,
2012. - Panama welcomed the First Round Women’s Group G 2014
FIVB World Championship Qualification with an opening ceremony
at Gymnasium Beto Remon in Panama City.
A folk dance was the first part
of the ceremony, followed by the parade of the participating
teams and the words of the President of Panama´s Volleyball
Federation, Carlos Quintana.
“We have the privilege to bring
to Panama a world class tournament” were the opening words of
Quintana, “but this couldn’t be possible without the support and
confidence of NORCECA and AFECAVOL authorities, especially by
their Presidents, Mr. Cristobal Marte Hoffiz and Mrs. Marta
Centeno de Sajche”.
A warm welcoming for Bonaire as
this is their first time in a NORCECA championship was the
highlight of the night, as of the words of gratitude to Roxana
Mendez, Mayor of Panama City for her invaluable collaboration.