Nicaragua earns second victory
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, September 7, 2017.- Nicaragua defeated
Honduras 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-19) earning their second victory
at the XVII AFECAVOL U-21 Men’s Central American Championship
at IND Volleyball venue in Managua, Nicaragua.
The home team worked to their fullest to prevail over Honduras,
who never gave up and battled for each and every point.
Nicaragua was more effective over the net with a 43-33 margin in
spikes over Honduras; as well as in blocking with a 10-6
Jonny Zeledon was cheered by the crowd while scoring a
match-high of 20 points; Denis Lopez contributed with 12 points.
Honduras balanced their attack with Alex Godoy on 11 points and
Sebastian Aguirre added 10.
Captain Jonny Zeledon of Nicaragua expressed “Honduras kept the
score close in the first two sets while taking advantage of our
lack of energy. All the teams here are strong, every opponent
will put up a battle and we are studying them and play one point
at a time”.
Captain Daniel Salinas of Honduras said “it was a close match,
Nicaragua benefited from some of our deficiencies. Now we must
get back on track and fix today’s errors”.