San Juan would host Men’s Pan Am Cup in 2018
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, June 25, 2017 – The president of Puerto
Rican Volleyball Federation Dr, Cesar Trabanco had a meeting
with the mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz Soto to discuss
several ítems including the hosting of international events next
year in the capital of Puerto Rico.
“We met for a couple of hours and it was a friendly and
interesting meeting with the honorable mayor who reiterated her
support to stage the World Grand Prix in San Juan,” Trabanco
The stage of the World Grand Prix will take place from July 14
to16 at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan. In the
competition alongside the new “Guerreras del Caribe”
representing Puerto Rico will participate Canada, Bulgaria and
During the meeting, the mayor informed to the president of the
federation her interest for hosting the Grand Prix also in 2018
and to have San Juan as host city for the Men’s Pan American Cup
“She mentioned that wants those two events for San Juan and the
next step is the official letter from the municipality to be
remitted to FIVB and NORCECA, respectively,” added Trabanco.
The Roberto Clemente Coliseum has been the stage for great
moments in the history of Puerto Rican sports. Last year was the
competition venue for the women’s volleyball qualification
tournament to Rio Olympic Games.