Former president of Cuban Federation passed away in Havana
SANTO DOMINGO, May 23, 2013 – The NORCECA Confederation regrets
to inform the passing of Eliseo Acosta Sosa, who presided over
the Cuban National Volleyball Federation during the period
He was the founder of the Cuban School of Volleyball and one of
the founders of NORCECA Confederation and contributed to the
growth of both organizations at worldwide level.
The family of Acosta Sosa informed their relative died as
consequence of serious a heart condition for recent years.
“Eliseo Acosta was considered a sport hero in his native country
and he was one of the pioneers who believed in NORCECA as an
institution to help the development of volleyball in our
region,” NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz said. “He will
be missed and we extend our deepest sympathy to his family and
to Cuban volleyball.”