MEXICALI, Baja California, May 29, 2008.- Twelve
women’s teams from NORCECA and South America start
on Friday 30 the Seventh Pan American Cup, a
qualifier to the 2009 FIVB World Grand Prix.
USA, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Costa Rica,
Trinidad & Tobago and host Mexico will be
competing in Pool A in Mexicali, while Cuba,
Brazil, Canada, Peru, Venezuela and Puerto Rico
will play in Pool B in Tijuana.
The matches of the Pan American Cup will be
available on TV via internet through Media Sports
TV. (For more information you can contact
The winners of each pool advance directly to the
semi final round, while the next two teams will
move to the quarterfinal phase where they will
play in crossed matches, second against third of
each pool and vice versa. The other teams will
continue to play for the 6-12 positions.
The preliminary enquiry was conducted in Mexicali
under the supervision of Mr. Cristobal Marte and
Dr. Rafael Lloreda, President and Vice President
of NORCECA and South America Confederations
respectively. In Tijuana, the process was
conducted by Prof. Alejandro Salinas, Executive
Vice President of NORCECA.
The General Technical Meeting will be held tonight
under the presidency of Mr. Saul Castro Verdugo,
President of the Organizing Committee and Sports
Director of the State of Baja California.