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Havana to host NORCECA Men’s Final Qualifier in January


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 8, 2017 – NORCECA Volleyball Confederation has confirmed Havana, Cuba as the site of competition for the Men’s Final Qualification Tournament to the FIVB World Championship.


The four-team tournament consisting of teams of hosts Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Guatemala will take place from January 5 to 7.


The change of dates open the possibility of participation for some players active in the European Leagues.


The top two ranked teams will be granted the last two of five tickets of NORCECA to the world event. The United States, Dominican Republic and Canada won their berths at the ten-team Continental Championship held recently in Colorado Springs, United States.


The FIVB Men’s World Championship will take place in Bulgaria and Italy from September 10 to 30, 2018. The Finals will be in Turin, Italy.