Ponce to host Puerto Rican League All-Star Game
Ponce, Puerto Rico, March, 9, 2017 – Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation president Dr. Cesar Trabanco announced on Tuesday that the city of Ponce will host the 16th edition of the women’s All-Star Game at Salvador Dijols Pavilion on April 2.
The All-Star Game will showcase an exciting match-up between the Puerto Rican League’s local players and foreign players.
“It is my pleasure to confirm the city of Ponce as host of the All-Star Game,” Dr. Trabanco said. “The Ponce franchise always presented a great spectacle in their home matches and I am sure volleyball fans will enjoy a beautiful afternoon on April 2.”
Leonas Ponce are currently second in the standings with 32 points from 11 wins and two losses this season.
The venue has an impressive court set-up with giant screens that show live statistics, videos and photos of players. Digital boards are also placed around the court to complement the energetic vibe of Salvador Dijols Pavilion.
“It is an honour to be given the opportunity to organise the All-Star Game,” Leonas owner Marcos Martinez said. “We hope to showcase all the great amenities of the venue to the fans.”
The challenge system, which is used in FIVB competitions, will also be in place as an added attraction to the All-Star Game.
The coaches of the local and foreign sides will be announced on March 27, while the players will be announced on March 28.