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GP 2014: Dominican girls arrived in Italy

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source: norceca.net

The Dominican Republic Women’s National Team departs on Sunday to Italy where they will continue their preparations for this year’s FIVB World Grand Prix, the premier annual female volleyball competition.

Priscila against Italy

Priscila against Italy

Tour di Milano

Tour di Milano

Tour di Milano 2

Tour di Milano

They will face the teams of No. 1 ranked Brazil, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. 

Brazilian Marcos Kwiek, technical director of the Dominican Republic, announced the squad of fourteen players to compete in the first official event of FIVB in 2014. 

Setters: Niverka Marte, Camil Dominguez and Rosalyn Angeles 

Middle blockers: Annerys Vargas, Candida Arias and Marianne Fersola 

Receivert: Bethania De la Cruz, Yonkaira Peña and Prisilla Rivera

Opposites: Gina Mambru and Brayelin Martinez

Liberos: Brenda Castillo, Winifer Fernandez and Ana Yorkira Binet 

“The World Grand Prix is a very demanding competition and you don’t get anything for free, you have to earn it,Kwiek said. He said his players have the experience in this kind of competition and the level of confidence is high. 

Kwiek also commented that despite the importance of the Grand Prix he feels that most of the teams will use it to make the adjustments in preparation for the upcoming FIVB Women’s World Championship to take place in Italy in September.


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