NORCECA WCHs qualifiers continue in Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, October 3, 2012 – The FIVB Men’s
World Championship Qualification Tournament First Round NORCECA
Group E will take place in October 6-7 with the participation of
teams from Aruba, Barbados, Suriname and hosts Cayman Islands.
The top three teams in the standings will secure spots for next
year’s the second stage of tournaments.
Teams will compete under a round-robin format that includes two
matches per side on Saturday with the conclusion on Sunday
morning. Then first and second place teams will play for the top
position and the third and fourth will decide the important
Barbados currently sits twelfth in the NORCECA rankings while
Suriname is in the 14th position. Aruba and hosts Cayman Islands
share the 29th place.
This will be the sixth men’s qualification event towards Poland
2014 held within NORCECA Confederation this year as part of its
general development plan by offering more playing opportunities
to the national federations of category I and II.
A total of twenty-one countries have played in the five men’s
tournaments held this year at Saint Lucia, El Salvador, British
Virgin Islands, Costa Rica and French Saint Martin.
The competition schedule is the following:
09:00 Cayman Islands v Suriname
11:00 Aruba v Barbados
18:00 Suriname v Barbados
20:00 Cayman Islands v Aruba
09:00 Suriname v Aruba
11:00 Cayman Islands v Barbados
18:00 Third v Fourth
20:00 First v Second
Results of the previous first round men’s tournaments:
Group B at St Lucia (April 27-29)
1. St Lucia, 2. St Vincent & Grenadines, 3. Grenada, 4. St
Group C at El Salvador (May 18-20)
1. Honduras, 2. Panama, 3. El Salvador, 4. Turks & Caicos
Group F at British Virgin Islands (June 6-8)
1. Dominica, 2. St Kitts & Nevis, 3. British Virgin Islands, 4.
Group H at Costa Rica (July 27-29)
1. Guatemala, 2. Costa Rica, 3. Nicaragua, 4. Belize
Group D at French St Martin (August 31-September 2)
1. Antigua & Barbuda, 2. French St Martin, 3. Anguilla, 4. Dutch
St Marteen, 5. Bermuda