Suriname withdraws from Continental Championship
WINNIPEG, Canada, September 1, 2019 - Please note that due
to unforeseen circumstances, the team from Suriname will not
participate in this week’s tournament in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
As a result of Suriname’s
absence, the match scheduled for Monday, September 2 (8 pm
local) vs Canada is cancelled. All other matches on Monday
will be played as planned.
1 pm Guatemala vs Cuba
3 pm Mexico vs Puerto Rico
6 pm USA vs Dominican
8 pm Canada (will hold an open practice on the competition
A new official schedule for
the rest of the week will be issued at
The playoff (weekend) schedule will not be affected.
"We are disappointed by the
late withdrawal of Suriname, but are still looking forward
to some exciting matches, with berths to next January’s
Olympic Qualifier on the line," said Volleyball Canada’s
Director of International Events, Alan Ahac. "The local
organizing committee has done an excellent job of preparing
the venue, and team Canada is set to compete here in