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Puerto Rico vs Mexico in Day One of NORCECA Men’s B


PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba, November 8, 2017 – It will be Puerto Rico against Mexico and Cuba against Guatemala at opening day of the NORCECA Men’s Final Qualification Tournament Group B to the FIVB World Championship on Friday.


The event running from November 10 to 12 complements the NORCECA Continental Men’s Championship held in Colorado Springs where USA, Dominican Republic and Canada punched tickets to the world event in Italy and Bulgaria next year.


Cuba and Puerto Rico, two of the strongest teams of the region were unable to participate due to the huge damages caused of hurricanes Irma and Maria in those countries. Mexico and Guatemala who placed third and fourth in Colorado will receive a second chance to qualify for the last two tickets available.


Competition Schedule

Friday 10th

14:30    Puerto Rico vs Mexico

16:30    Cuba vs Guatemala

Friday 11th

14:30    Puerto Rico vs Guatemala

16:30    Cuba vs Mexico

Friday 12th

14:30    Mexico vs Guatemala

16:30    Cuba vs Puerto Rico