Cuban Water Polo Team seeks qualification for world event
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- 09 / 25 / 2006
The Cuban women's water polo team is training hard to try to qualify for the world championship, scheduled for 2007 in Melbourne, Australia.
The Cuban players are training the city of Santa Clara, in central Cuba, prior to the Americas Cup, at which the winners will qualify for the world championship.
The cup will be held from October 25 to November 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and will be attended by the best teams in the continent.
Cuban is among the favorite countries to win one of three places in dispute to compete in the world championship in Australia next year.
Cuban sports officials noted that the United States and Canada qualified directly, so it will be easier for the Cuban players to compete against Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
The Cuban team is made up of Sheila Gómez, Mairelis Zunzunequi, Olga Soler, Dayana Morales, Hirovis Hernández, Danay Gutiérrez, Leyanis Gutiérrez, Yamira Caballero, Melvis Truffin, Yanelis Andrews, Yunieska Diago, Lisandra Frómeta and Helen Reyes.