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Costa Rica scores easy win over Barbados


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, September 6, 2016 - Costa Rica had no trouble beating Barbados 3-0 and will play for the fifth place of U-18 Continental Championship.


The Costa Ricans controlled the match 25-10, 25-9, 25-12 with Tamara Espinoza leading the scorers with 14 points.


"Costa Rica is a team that has been in more competitions than my team as they always participates in these tournaments because they win the Central America zone" said Shennel Pooler, coach of Barbados.


"We knew what we had to do to achieve the victory, now to define the fifth place. We are happy because we qualified to the 2017 Pan American Cup", said Costa Rica head coach Andres Lopez.