Argentina and Peru to participate in Baja California Cup



TIJUANA, Mexico, March 28, 2015 – Authorities of the Baja California Sports and Physical Culture Institute and the FIVB-NORCECA Volleyball Development Center welcomed the delegations of Argentina and Peru that will compete at the Age Group 2015 Baja Cup.


Baja California Sports Institute Director and FIVB Executive Vice President, Saul Castro Verdugo welcomed the teams’ managers and coaches.


“We’ve hosted many international exchange events here, you know all our technical staff members and we hope you enjoy your stay here. Thank you so much for being here and sharing your experience with us,” said Castro Verdugo.


The delegations’ representatives at the reception were Peruvian head coach and team manager, Enrique Briceno; as well as his assistant, Edwin Jimenez, and physical trainer Stephanie Nunez.


Members of the Argentinean delegation were team manager Vicente Finelli, head coach Mauro Silvestre, assistant Gustavo Stricker, physical trainer Rocio Flamini and statistician Omar Telillio.


Coaches Estanislao Matías Vachino, Evelyn Carreras and Jose Luis Martell represented the hosting delegation.


“We expect to reach our goals as they have been working on and we are very glad to participate in this tournament as we hold a very important training camp”, said coach Briceño on behalf of the Peruvian Delegation.


“For us this is a very important training camp. We have just arrived from Cuba after the Pan American Cup. We are very glad here enjoying such a very good facility”, said Argentinean team manager, Vicente Finelli.


Both teams, Peru and Argentina will try to get the best from this experience as they prepare for the FIVB Girls’ U18 World Championship to be played in Peru.


The Baja Cup will also be a preparation tournament for the teams of Baja California that will compete at the Mexican National Junior Olympic Championships.