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SAQWC M: Argentina takes 2nd win, Venezuela better than hosts

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In the second round of Qualifying Tournament for the 2015 World Cup in Japan, Argentina defeated Chile in the first match of the day while Venezuela took its first victory.

Argentina - Chile

Argentina – Chile

The four South American teams are competing in Cali (Colombia) for two spots for the World Cup which will be their first chance to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

In a close and very interesting game between Argentina and Chile, the Argentinians got the win in straight sets with partial 26-24, 25-23, 25-14.

The players coached by Julio Velasco were superior in blocking (9 points) against Chileans who are showing significant progress in these qualifications.

The most efficient player of Argentina was Ezequiel Palacios with 13 points. On the Chilean side, Vicente Parranguirre scored 8.

In the second game, the Venezuelan team led by the captain Kervin Pinerua (16 points) managed to beat the hosts in four sets, partially 25-20, 20-25, 25-20 and 25-20.

Venezuela neutralized Colombia with its serves.

The Colombian Liberman Agamez scored the most points in the game – 25.

CSV Qualification Round / Round robin /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 19. 05. 2015 18:00 Argentina VS Venezuela 3:0 25:14; 25:16; 25:20    
2nd game 19. 05. 2015 20:15 Colombia VS Chile 0:3 17:25; 16:25; 18:25    
3rd game 20. 05. 2015 18:00 Argentina VS Chile 3:0 26:24; 25:23; 25:14    
4th game 20. 05. 2015 20:15 Venezuela VS Colombia 3:1 25:20; 20:25; 25:20; 25:20    
5th game 21. 05. 2015 18:00 Chile VS Venezuela 0:0      
6th game 21. 05. 2015 20:15 Colombia VS Argentina 0:0      


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