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Nicaragua set to defend Boys’ AFECAVOL U-19 title

 

PANAMA CITY, Panama, October 18, 2017 - Nicaragua is set to defend their AFECAVOL title at the XII Central American Boys’ U-19 Championship at Gimnasio Jose “Beto” Remon in Panama City running from October 19-21.

 

Nicaragua won the AFECAVOL title undefeated after a brilliant performance in the past 2015 edition in Guatemala. Adding to their overall performance, Brayan Hernandez member of the “pinolero” team set a new Central American scoring record of 33 points while defeating Costa Rica in five sets.

 

Belize will not take part of the competition, while the other six Central American representatives confirmed their attendance. The tournament kicks off on Thursday 19th and concludes on Saturday 21st.

 

Competition Schedule

 

Thursday October 19 
15:00 Nicaragua v Honduras
17:00 Guatemala v Costa Rica
19:00 El Salvador v Panama


Friday October 20
8:30   Nicaragua v Guatemala

10:30 El Salvador v Honduras

12:30 Panamá v Costa Rica

15:30 Guatemala v El Salvador

17:30 Costa Rica v Nicaragua

19:30 Honduras v Panamá


Saturday October 21

8:30   Nicaragua v El Salvador

10:30 Costa Rica v Honduras

12:30 Guatemala v Panamá

15:30 Costa Rica v El Salvador

17:30 Honduras v Guatemala

19:30 Panamá v Nicaragua

Year by Year podium

Year

Gold

Silver

Bronze

1982

CRC

NCA

 GUA

1996

CRC

PAN

 GUA

1996

CRC

PAN

 ESA

2003

CRC

GUA

 NCA

2005

GUA

HON

 CRC

2007

GUA

CRC

 ESA

2009

CRC

GUA

 PAN

2011

NCA

GUA

 CRC

2013

2015

GUA

NCA

CRC

GUA

 HON

 CRC

 

Medal Table

País

Oro

Plata

Bronce

Total

Costa Rica

 5

2

3

10

Guatemala

3

4

2

9

Nicaragua

2

1

1

4

Panamá

0

2

1

3

Honduras

0

1

1

2

El Salvador

0

0

2

2