Puerto Rico to start training ahead of Qualifier to Lima


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, November 30, 2018 - The national coach, José Mieles will have his first meeting with the players available on the island this Saturday, December 1st, ahead of the Qualifying Tournament for the Pan American Games 2019.


The meeting and training is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. at the court of Banco Popular de Cupey, where the headquarters of the Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation are located.


 "We will be meeting with the players who are in the country and also will have a light practice. After this meeting we will see the availability to make the adjustment of the following dates that will be training," Mieles explained.


The players that were called are Karina Ocasio, Shara Venegas, Valeria León, Neira Ortiz, Sofía M. Victoriá, Adriana Viña, Diana Reyes, Kanisha Jiménez and Jennifer Quesada.


Mieles will be accompanied by Gerry Batista, Ángel Vélez, Vimarys Cruz and Roberto Rivera.


 The women's team will play in the Qualifying Tournament for the Pan American Games Lima 2019 which will be held at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum from January 4 to 6.