Brazil’s Rogerio wins MVP honors


LANGLEY, Canada, September 30 2012 – Brazilian libero, Rogerio Carvalho Filho was named the Men’s U23 Pan American Cup Most Valuable Player.


Along with this award, Carvalho was named Best Digger, Best Receiver and Best Libero.


“This tournament was very good for us, and these awards are just a consequence of hard working and the team effort”, said the Brazilian libero at the end of the competition.


“One of the most difficult matches for us was against Canada, is a very tall team. This is my first time in this country, and I also appreciate the support of brazilian fans here it was so important”.


Other winners recognized were Henrique Batagim, also from Brazil. He took the honours as Best Spiker, while Canada’s Daniel Jansen Van Doorn as Best Blocker.


Argentina’s Gonzalo Lapera, was named Best Server and Best Scorer. His fellow patriot, Fernando Arpajou was honoured as Best Setter.