Mexico and Dominican Republic prepare for FIVB WCHs
TIJUANA, Mexico, March
7, 2013 – Female teams of Dominican
Republic and Mexico will take part in the Baja California
International Volleyball Cup from March 8-10 as part of their
preparation for the age-group FIVB World Championships in
Thailand and Czech Republic later this year.
Mexico is entering a team comprising U-18 and U-20 players while
Dominican Republic will participate with its U-20 unit. The
other two teams are the Junior and Youth teams of Baja
California that will take part in the Mexican Junior Olympic
Festival in April-May.
The event is also serving as a warm-up for the Women’s U-20 Pan
American Cup scheduled in Havana, Cuba from March 16-24 where
one ticket to the Czech Republic event will be up for grabs
among those teams already not qualified.
Saul Castro Verdugo, Director of Baja California Sport Institute
and FIVB Executive Vice President welcomed the athletes at the
Multi-purpose Gymnasium of the High Performance Center on
The ceremony was also attended by Alberto Arreola, vice
president of the Mexican Volleyball Federation and the Etanislao
Vachino and Marcos Kwiek, the team managers of Mexico and
Dominican Republic respectively.
16:30 Dominican Republic v Baja California U-18
18:00 Mexico v Baja California U-20
10:00 Baja California U-18 v Mexico
11:30 Baja California U-20 v Dominican Republic
13:00 Baja California U-20 v Baja California U-18
14:30 Mexico v Dominican Republic
17:00 Semifinal 1 2nd Place v 3rd Place
18:30 Semifinal 2 1st Place v 4th Place
09:00 Loser SF 1 v Loser SF 2
11:00 Winner SF 1 v Winner SF 2