Las Panteritas prepare for South American Women's Junior Championship


Argentina prepare for the South American Women's Junior Championship in Colombia

Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 26, 2014 - The Women's Junior South American Championship begins on Tuesday, September 30 in the city of Barranca Bermeja, Colombia. The Argentine girls, coached by Guillermo Nazabal, were gathered at the Cenard facilities in Buenos Aires from September 17-27 and leave for Colombia on Monday, September 29.

Candelaria Herrera was injured during training and has been replaced by Paula Massimino, MVP at the U23 Pan-American Cup.

The team includes the same players who participated in the Youth Girls' World Championship Thailand 2013, who will one day form the core of the senior national team. The delegation does not include Elina Rodríguez and Sol Piccolo, however, who are both participating in the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Italy.

The South American Championship ends on October 4. The best two teams will qualify for the 2015 World Championship. Argentina's official roster includes:

Cosulich Martinez, Maria Luz
Massimino Paula
Torino, Sabrina Yael
Saez, Victoria Gisela
Frangella, Barbara
Enrique, Maria Ayelen
Hiruela Tapia, Camila
Vega, Julieta Ailen
Verasio, Irene
Granado, Agustina Desiree
Bulaich Simian, Daniela Soledad
Biagetti, Luciana Johana

Finelli, Vicente - Delegation Chief
Nazabal, Guillermo - Coach
Woelflin, Roberto - Assistant Coach
Cardoso, Leandro Emanuel- Trainer
Albero, Arnoldo - Doctor
Fuentes, Luis Santiago - Referee


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