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Volleyball - 17. December 2008.

NORCECA tournaments see five teams qualified for third round of FIVB Volleyball World Championships

 
 


Nicaragua qualified for the NORCECA third round of the Women's World Championship with Guatemala and Panama

Managua, Nicaragua, December 16, 2008 – With the conclusion of the double-gender tournaments played in Managua, Nicaragua, five NORCECA teams have now qualified for the third round of the 2010 FIVB Volleyball World Championships.


The two second-round Managua tournaments were played in advance to facilitate organisation in Nicaragua. Europe will now host the next four World Championship events in January 2009, with first-round men’s tournaments in Riga, Latvia (January 2-4), and Vienna, Austria (January 3-5), and first-round men’s and women’s tournaments in Sheffield, England (January 2-4).


Thanks to their podium places in the recent tournament played in Managua, Nicaragua, the Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama women’s teams are now qualified for the third round. Guatemala and Nicaragua will play against Cuba and a yet-to-be decided fourth team in the NORCECA-F pool in Cuba next summer. Panama will play in the NORCECA-H pool in Dominican Republic, together with the host team, Mexico and a yet-to-be-decided fourth team.




FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship
Norceca-E pool (Managua, Nicaragua, December 9-13)
1. Guatemala 10
2. Nicaragua 9
3. Panama 8
4. El Salvador 7
5. Honduras 6
6. Belize 5
Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama qualify for third round





Next events

FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship
Europe-B pool, January 2-4, 2009, Sheffield, England
Teams: Great Britain, Portugal, Israel, Montenegro

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