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SACH W: Brazil effortlessly to first victory, Argentina and hosts also superior

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source: globo.com, feva.org.ar, elheraldo.co; Photo: voleysur.org

Tenfold consecutive champions of South America, the national team of Brazil, superiorly started the 31st edition of a continental tournament, as well as another favorites, Argentina.

BRA vs. URU

BRA vs. URU

As expected, the Brazilian team began South American Championship in Cartagena (Colombia) with a comfortable win over Uruguay 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-15). The outside hitter/receiver Gabi was the top scorer of Brazil with 12 points.

Brazil will face Chileans in the second round of Pool B, while they will play against arch-rivals Argentina in the final game of the qualifying round.

Argentine team beat Chile by the same result 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-12), being superior in attack (33-19), blocking (11-6) and serving (11-2), as it was reported by Argentine Volleyball Federation. Carla Castiglione led the scoring list of the winning team with 16 points.

Peru hardly overpowered Venezuela 3-2 (19-25, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 15-6), while the hosts, Colombia, were superior against Paraguay in straight sets 25-8, 25-12, 25-10, in 58 minutes. According to Colombian media, their national team was led in the attack by the duo – Dayana Segovia and Amanda Coneo.

The top two teams in each pool will advance to the semifinals. See current standings here.

Preliminary Round / Pool A / Day 1

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 29. 09. 2015 15:00 Peru ( W ) VS Venezuela ( W ) 3:2 19:25; 25:17; 17:25; 25:15; 15:6    
2nd game 29. 09. 2015 19:00 Colombia ( W ) VS Paraguay ( W ) 3:0 25:8; 25:12; 25:10    

 Preliminary Round / Pool B / Day 2

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 29. 09. 2015 13:00 Argentina ( W ) VS Chile ( W ) 3:0 25:17; 25:18; 25:12    
2nd game 29. 09. 2015 17:00 Brazil ( W ) VS Uruguay ( W ) 3:0 25:14; 25:11; 25:15    

 

To see standings, results, stats, videos, etc, visit our South American Championship 2015 W page.

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