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  • 02 / 27 / 2015

The Pan American Cup U-18 women's volleyball qualifying for the World Championship in that category will be held at the Sports City of Havana from March 17 to 22.

As known in the Cuban Federation of the sport, the event, involving six teams from North, Central American and Caribbean (NORCECA) and two of the South American Volleyball Confederation (CSV) granted a place in the competition of the world, designated from 7 to 16 August in Peru.

The knockout stage of the tournament will run divided into two groups. In the first Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Dominican Republic, brackets that come to the event and to its policyholders World Cup tickets, while in the second section they will cope selections Costa Rica, Chile, Puerto Rico and Cuba, which opt appear for Only Fit for universal classic August.

The Havana sextetas that will cope with their tickets in hand won the NORCECA Championship in Costa Rica and the South American Tarapoto, Peru, in June and July 2014, respectively.

The calendar of competition points from 17 to 19 March the preliminary round; 20 will be the quarterfinals, the next day there will be semifinals, to discuss Sunday 22 medals.

In Lima, the headquarters of the World Championship, will bring 20 campuses as in the 2013 edition held in Thailand, when he first competed twenty sets. China is the current champion, escorted by United States and Brazil, time that Cuba was not represented.

Source: Granma

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