19. 12. 2016

COL W: Former head coach of Brazilian youth categories takes over Colombian NT

Source: voleibol.pe; Photo: FIVB/globoesporte.globo.com

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Colombian Volleyball federation has chosen new women’s national team head coach.


Brazilian Antônio Rizola will take the challenge of reaching the 2018 FIVB World Championship and 2020 Tokyo Olympics with Colombian Women’s National Team.

The experienced expert is a former coach of Brazilian women’s national teams in youth categories and Sports Manager of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation. He will be officially presented on December 19.

“After the departure of sponsors for the scandals and ending the Olympic cycle, I ended my contract with the CBV (Brazilian Volleyball Confederation) in October and now I will assume new challenges,” Rizola wrote on social networks.

According to voleibol.pe, the news of Rizola’s arrival was confirmed by the president of the Colombian Volleyball Federation.


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