Coaches look forward for U23 WCH qualification
GUANAJUATO, Mexico, September 4, 2016 – Coaches of different
teams that will compete at the Third Edition of the Men’s U23
Pan American Cup remarked that there will be a very high level
and quality at this competition that begins on Monday at the
Every coach shared some impressions about the tournament that
will give tickets to the FIVB Age Group World Championship that
will be played in 2017. Prior to the General Technical Meeting
every representative of the competitive teams shared their
Camilo Soto, Argentina:
“We have trained all year long and also participated in some
tournaments looking for the World Championship qualification.
This will be a great tournament, there is a difficult goal but
we want to achieve it: to qualify to the World Championship.
This is our first step and after that, we look forward to get
the championship. However we have to go one step at a time”.
Percy Oncken, Colombia:
“This is a great challenge in my career to coach in another
country. We have worked pretty well and are ready for this
competition. We hope to have a good tournament. There is
something interesting about Colombia: our players’ physical
ability. If we can improve our technique and tactical aspects,
we can offer a higher resistance against our opponents”. ”.
Daniel Nejamkin, Chile:
”It will be a tough tournament with teams like Argentina, hosts
Mexico, and also Dominican Republica and Cuba with a very high
level. I hope we can play with our best volley and advance as
much as we can during the competition”.
Jesús Cruz López, Cuba:
“First of all, we want to qualify to the Age Group World
Championship. Once we reach that goal we expect to win the
competition. We have very young and talented players; eleven of
them belong to the U21 category. We even have uone U19 player,
but we come here to qualify for next year championship
Loren Rodríguez, Dominican Republic:
“We look for the qualification to the U23 World Championship.
Our players wish to get a medal. Dominican Republic has always
been on the podium in this category.
We hope this year cannot be an exemption.”
Reider Lucas, Guatemala:
“This tournament gives us the chance to develop our athletes a
little bit more. We know it is a very tough competition, but we
expect to keep on developing our talent and have the right
adaptation at this level.”
Luis Leon, Mexico:
“We feel very glad to be here as a host team, we expect to have
a great performance and win a ticket to the world championship”
Kendell Charlery, Santa Lucía:
“Buscamos dar un buen espectáculo y aprovechar lo mejor de este
torneo para poder crecer e ir adquiriendo una mayor experiencia
ante los otros equipos que disputarán la copa”.
Kendell Charlery, Saint Lucia:
“We look forward to give a great show and get the best of this
tournament to grow up and get a bigger experience”.
Lyndon Simmons, Assistant Coach, Trinidad and Tobago:
“We expect to have a great tournament. There are very
experienced teams. Trinidad and Tobago will look forward to
maximize every opportunity. We are bringing a good group of
players and we hope to give a great show”