Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico strong candidates in Group A
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 10, 2017 – Host
Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico are heavy contenders to win
the two vacancies to the FIVB Women’s World Championship
available at the NORCECA Group A Qualifier to take place in
Santo Domingo from October 13 to 15.
The matches will be played at Ricardo Arias Pavilion at the Juan
Pablo Duarte Olympic Park with Guatemala and Jamaica completing
the four-team competition.
The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico are currently ranked 2nd
and 3rd in NORCECA while Jamaica and Guatemala are 11th and
The Puerto Rican team is already in Santo Domingo completing
their training process after the passage of hurricane Maria over
their island causing major devastations and difficulties in
communication and electricity power.
The matches will be national televised by Telecentro Channel 13
and big crowds are expected to follow the matches of the local
squad better known as “The Queens of the Caribbean”.
17:00 Puerto Rico v Jamaica
19:00 Dominican Republic v Guatemala
17:00 Guatemala v Puerto Rico
19:00 Jamaica v Dominican Republic
16:00 Guatemala v Jamaica
19:00 Dominican Republic v Puerto Rico