Until this Wednesday, Comodoro Rivadavia will host the competition that will be held in both branches, on the courts of the Municipal Gym Nº1, Club Ingeniero Huergo and the Municipal Gym Nº4.
During this Tuesday afternoon, the Sub 18 Argentina Volleyball Championship was launched in the Public Information Center (CIP). The tournament, which will take place from May 17 to May 21, will be played simultaneously at the Municipal Gym No. Club Ingeniero Huergo and the Municipal Gym Nº4. In which 15 teams in the men’s category and 13 teams in the women’s category will participate.
He attended the official presentation, Pablo Verdun (Dt of Corrientes); Maria Eugenia Rodriguez (Chubutanese Volleyball Federation); Jose Wilte (Rionigrina Volleyball Federation); Juan Sardo (Argentine Volleyball Federation); Jorge Mérida (Sports and Tourism Secretary of Rada Tilley); Gustavo Fita (Coordinating Secretary of the Municipal Cabinet); Maximiliano Sampaoli (Secretary of the Municipal Government); and Hernán Martínez (Comodoro Sports Entity).
“It’s a great pleasure to be here, it’s great to travel so many kilometers to be able to compete and participate in this championship. We are grateful for the welcome we have received from Chubut, we are very well taken care of “, the Verdun Conference began.
She was followed by María Eugenia Rodríguez, who said that “it is very important for the Chubutense Federation to come to participate.” In turn, he thanked Comodoro Deportes Entity for “always being at the foot of the Canyon”, and highlighted FeVA “for being consistent and for betting on the Chubutense Federation and letting us do things like this”.
Afterwards, José Vilte said that “everyone in Patagonia is proud to have this championship, it makes us very proud and we have fought for a long time, we feel the support of Ente Comodoro Deportes and FeVA We are happy to have provinces”.
For his part, Juan Cerdo expressed “It is a pleasure for FeVA to organize the tournament in Chubut, with the travel that must be done and the country’s economic situation. Volleyball is the most federalized sport, we are present in all 24 provinces , and today it is experiencing an extraordinary moment. I thank the municipality for the unconditional support, for Comodoro sport is the state policy and we need it in all parts of the country.
Meanwhile, Hernán Martínez indicated that “we believe that volleyball is federal. A few days ago Newcom’s Argentina was played, today it’s the Under 18 Championships and next week the Argentina National Team, we will start with the boys in the Under 19s and We are going to have women, which shows that our city is capable of doing things but it also shows that there are leaders who act”, she also highlighted the efforts of the delegations that visited the city.
Finally, Maximiliano Sampaoli commented that “Volleyball is happening this year in Comodoro. I thank the Chubutense Federation and the FeVA for the trust in our city, but I think there is an explanation and it is the sports policy that does this management, we have a lot of sports activities and that’s what we want.