Men’s Pan American Cup ready to get underway in Colima
COLIMA, Mexico, June 14, 2019. - The organizing committee of
the fourteenth Men’s Senior Pan American Cup is taking care of
the final details at the Multifunctional Auditorium in Colima as
the competition is ready to get underway on Sunday.
Members of the Men’s Pan American cup control committee held a
joint meeting with the local organizing committee and the
Mexican Volleyball Federation staff that included several
inspection visits carried out during the day.
President of the South American Volleyball Confederation, Dr.
Rafael Lloreda, conducted the meeting expressing “we are all
delighted to be in Colima and enjoy this new opportunity at such
an important event. On behalf of Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, who was
scheduled to chair this event, but due to the passing of his
beloved sister wasn’t able to be here, we are pleased to work
hard and making this another successful Pan American event”.
Leading the organizing committee, Dr. Ciria Margarita Salazar,
Director of the Colima Sport’s Institute said “thank you for
trusting in us, Colima is up to the challenge of hosting the
Men’s Pan American Cup at an extraordinary venue. As a former
volleyball player, I am excited to join Colima’s dynamic
spectators in these days ahead and I am sure of its positive
This will be the first international sports event hosted at the
Multifunctional Auditorium in Colima, which has been fully
renovated for the competition, with a capacity of 3000
Gabriel Ramos, Operations Director of the organizing committee,
was in charge of conducting the inspections to all the
facilities, attending every request by each of the members of
the control committee.
The team’s preliminary enquiries and general technical meeting
are scheduled for Saturday on the eve of the competition that
will feature six daily matches, all televised by NORCECA TV.