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ARG M: Rodrigo Quiroga leaves Jastrzębski and returns to his home country

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source: voleyplus.com; Photo: somosvoley.com

The former Argentina men’s volleyball national team player Rodrigo Quiroga returned to playing in his home country.

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After a season which he spent in one of the strongest national championships in the world, the Polish Plus Liga, Rodrigo Quiroga returned to the club from which he moved there – Obras de San Juan.

A 31-year-old outside hitter matured in Obras’ youth team before started his professional career, which he mostly played abroad, in 2006. Actually, Rodrigo Quiroga has spent next 11 years competing abroad (Italy 4 and a half seasons, Iran half a season, Greece one season, Turkey half a season, and Brazil four seasons). He spent the last season wearing the jersey of two teams – Al Nasr, United Arab Emirates, and Polish Jastrzębski Węgiel.

Rodrigo Quiroga was one-time Liga Argentina champion (Club de Amigos in 2005/06), Turkish champion (Fenerbahçe in 2011/12), and Turkish cup winner (Fenerbahçe in 2011/12). Internationally, he won the 2015 Pan American Games. Rodrigo Quiroga was named Best Receiver of the South American Club Championship once and South American Championship twice.

He comes from a true volleyball family as his nephew Raúl Quiroga was a 1988 Seoul Olympics bronze medalist while his sibling Gonzalo Quiroga is current Argentina national team member.

In addition to Rodrigo Quiroga, Obras appointed Juan Manuel Serramalera new head coach (was without a club for year and a half after parting ways with the Polish women’s side MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza), extended with Matías Sánchez and signed Brazilians Jonatas Oliveira „Baiano“ (free agent) and Jonadabe Carneiro „Jô“ (Lomas Vóley), Rodrigo Aschemacher (Libertad Burgi Vóley), Cuban Osniel Melgarejo (UNTreF Vóley), and Franco Massimino (Lomas Vóley).

 

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

 

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