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Peru uses reserves to defeat Costa Rica


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 4, 2016 – Peru obtained an easy victory over Costa Rica 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-19) in a Pool B match with Maguilaura Frías with 11 points and Katherine Regalado with 10 as the winners best scorers. For Costa Rica, Tatiana Sayles and Mijal Hines had 6 points each.


Mauro Marasciulo, the coach of Peru, commented the match was dangerous after coming from playing a 3-2 match against Argentina and playing an early match, so they needed a lot of concentration but despite being exhausted we were able to win 3-0.


The Peruvian captain Mirtha Uribe said the match never was complicated because they were focused and she took time to congratulate her reserve teammates for the good performance, highlighting that Costa Ricans played hard and gave their best.


Braulio Godinez, coach of Costa Rica said the reception continues to be their Achilles and they need to improve it because their main objective is to have a good game against Trinidad & Tobago.


Irene Fonseca, captain of Costa Rica, said they played better against Peru but admitted that it happened because they played against the Peruvian reserve players. At the same time, she commented the match helped to prepare for the team more similar to them, Trinidad & Tobago.

hes against strong opponents are seen as preparation for the important match, the last of the preliminary round, against Costa Rica.