Nicaragua AFECAVOL U-21 Champions
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, September 9, 2017. - Nicaragua won the gold
medal at the XVII AFECAVOL U-21 Men’s Central American
Championship on Saturday at the IND Volleyball venue in Managua,
Nicaragua won the even undefeated and without losing a set. In
their last match, Nicaragua defeated El Salvador 3-0 (25-17,
25-14, 25-20); they also won the U19 Central American
Championship two years ago also undefeated and losing three
With 27-15 point advantage, Nicaragua prevailed over El
Salvador. Nicaragua blocked El Salvador on 13 points, while the
losers blocked Nicaragua on 3 points. Nicaragua also led in
serves with 10-4 margin over El Salvador.
Romnier Baquedano led the local team with 13 points, joined by
Jonny Zeledon with 10 points. El Salvador’s Josue Palma led with
9 points and Alejandro Reyes scored 7 points.
Final ranking: 1. Nicaragua, 2. Costa Rica, 3. Guatemala, 4.
Honduras, 5. Panama, 6. El Salvador, 7. Belize.