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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Cuba stuns Canada in volleyball final six

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Opposite player Deziret Madan and corner player Claudia Tarin led the Cuban offense, with only double-digit contributions in the duel. Photo: Norceca

selection Cuba’s main team achieved their first success at the Il Norseca Volleyball Final Six Pan American Cup today in Santo Domingo 2022 by defeating the Canadian youth team 25-15, 25-18 and 25-21.

Tomas Fernandez’s students showed Superiority in attack (40-33), intercept (7-4) and serve targets ,8-3), as well as an effective game in which he made fewer errors of his own (14-20).

With this success they equaled their record in the league (1-1) after a loss against the Dominicans this Sunday.

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Opposite player Deziret Madan and corner player Claudia Tarin led the Cuban offense, with only double-digit contributions in the duel. The two added 13 points, thanks to 10 strikes by Madan, a “wall” and two serves, and his compatriots with 9-2-2.

Others who contributed were setter Gretel Moreno with nine points (4-2-3) and the assisting hitter was also with that figure, with eight spikes and one. ace, The center backed Laura Suarez and Dayana Martinez added five and four goals respectively.

For the northerners, who have a 0–2 balance, due to their setback against Puerto Rico in the opening round, none could reach double digits, as Laine van Buskerk added nine and Langegar added seven.

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Puerto Rico (1-0) against the United States (1-0) and Mexico (0-1) against the Dominican Republic (1-0) round out Monday’s schedule.

This Tuesday the Cubans and Mexicans began the third day in a challenge of revenge as three parts of the Greater Antilles crossed during the Pan American Cup held in Hermosillo, Mexico on August 22. The Antilleans dominated Canada in three sets in this tournament.

The other matches in this Final Six will be the Classics between the North (United States-Canada) and the Caribbean (Dominican-Puerto Rico).

(taken from victory)

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