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PANAC W: Dominicans beat young Brazilians after amazing 4th set

by WoV
source: norceca.net; Photo: norceca.net

Dominican Republic defeat Brazil 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-21, 35-33) in a match of the Movistar Women’s Pan American Cup. Best scorers: Yonkaira Peña, Bethania de la Cruz ,Sara Silva ,Gabi Guimaraes.


Dominicans celebrate victory against Brazil

Yonkaira Peña recorded 22 points for the Dominican team while captain Bethania de la Cruz finished with 19.

For the Brazilian team Sara Silva and Gabi Guimaraes both scored 15.

“I want to congratulate the very young team of Brazil. We have more experience but are coming back from a long trip, we are still getting in shape for this event and the Pan Am Cup is a very difficult tournament,” said Marcos Kwiek, coach of the Dominican Republic.

For the Brazilians, despite the result, the most important thing was about learning from the experience.

“We are playing with a young team and faced the Dominican senior team, it was very hard but I am very proud of the way they played against a more experienced squad,” Brazilian coach Luizomar de Moura remarked.

To read more about this competition click on Pan American Cup 2013.

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