by Meshack Keicha, Boxscore : NAIROBI, Kenya – September 26, 2018 – Mexico is one of the six teams that have qualified to represent NORCECA (North and Central America and the Caribbean) in the upcoming FIVB Women’s World Championship in Japan.
The team has been pooled in Group A alongside Cameroon, Argentina, Japan, German and Netherlands.
Mexico will be the first team to take to the court against African representative Cameroon on 29th September 2018 when the curtains come down in Japan.
The Mexican women will be out to try and improve on their overall performance from the last World Championship in 2014 where they finished on position 21.
This is the 8th appearance for Mexico in the FIVB Women’s World Championships. Their best performance in the FIVB World Championships came in 1974 when they were the host’s and finished 10th.
The team coach is Narajo Ponce Ricardo De Jesus. The Cuban-born tactician holds a very special place in the Mexico volleyball circles.
He has a good record especially with the Mexican U20 women’s team. His best performance was in 2009 when he finished 8th at the FIVB women’s U20 world Championships.Narajo has a good team heading to this particular championship. The team is led by captain Andrea Range and experienced pair of Karina Angelica and Lizette Lopez. Team Squad includes: Andrea Rangel Uxue Amaya Lizette Lopez Sang Sashiko Ana Nieto Samantha Brico Natalie Nizeth Dulce Carranza Diana Valdez Libeth Sainz Jocelyn Urais Joseline Lunderos Monica Moreno Grecia Esther Ana Valle Melanie Guadalupe […]
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