HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 7 (acn) Cuban men’s team achieved its second win in the Second Under 23 Pan American Volleyball Cup, by beating Guatemala in the Sports City Coliseum in Havana, where they will play today against El Salvador.
After defeating 3-0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-17) Trinidad and Tobago in its debut last Sunday, the Cubans won Guatemalans again 3-0 (25-15, 25-15 and 25-17), according to the website of the contest, which grants two seats to the world championship of the category in 2015.
As in the match against the Trinidadians, Rodolfo Sánchez, the Cuban Coach, used all his players, who were led again by the outside attacker Osniel Rendon, who scored 11 points.
According to the online edition of the sports publication Jit, after the match, Sanchez said that they showed a more po werful attack than that against the Trinidadians, but “we continue to fail a lot. It can not happen that a less level opponent to make fewer mistakes than us.¨
Meanwhile, the Captain Lazaro Fundora noted: “The game was similar to the previous one. We played with pressure and errors remain our greatest weakness now, but we expect to eradicate these details. Today we were better on defense and the reception. “