Venezuela withdraws from fifth place match against Mexico
GATINEAU, Canada, June 18, 2011 – The Venezuela-Mexico match was
not played on Saturday at the Pan Am Cup men’s volleyball
tournament after the Venezuelans withdrew due to a player
Five Venezuelan players returned home before the match and
combined with injuries there weren’t enough athletes for
Venezuela to field a team. The match goes in the books as a
25-0, 25-0, 25-0 victory for Mexico which finishes fifth.
Venezuela places sixth.
‘’We are disappointed we couldn’t play the match,’’ said
Mexico’s head coach Jorge Azair. ‘’No one wants to win a match
that way. We were happy with the team’s performance at this
tournament. We are on the right track. Now for Mexico we begin
focusing on being at our best for the Pan Am Games this fall in