01. 07. 2020

SLO M: Ex-member of Cuba National Team joins ACH Volley after one-year break

Source: odbojka.si; Photo: Ricardo López Hevia/granma.cu

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The 16-time Slovenian men’s volleyball Championship winners, ACH Volley Ljubljana, hired former Cuba National Team member Ricardo Calvo.

 

The 23-year-old Calvo will command the attack of Slovenia’s ACH Volley next season.

He was supposed to have a promising career given that he was the starting setter of the Cuba National Team already as a teenager. Calvo was projected to direct their play of the national team at the 2016 Rio Olympics but a month prior to the event, he was arrested for rape in Finland along with several more teammates during the 2016 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

Due to that, he missed out on seasons 2016/17 and 2017/18. In 2018/19, he wore the jersey of Lebanon’s Zahra. He didn’t compete last season.

 

See our sections - Transfers - Done Deals and Transfers - Rumors.

 

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