FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship 2014

Press release

Trinidad and Tobago to host final women’s playoff

MEXICO CITY, Mexico, June 9, 2014 – Trinidad and Tobago has been confirmed on Monday as hosts to the NORCECA Playoffs towards the Women’s World Championship Italy 2014 from July 14-21.

“We are pleased to announce the National Federation of Trinidad and Tobago has agreed to host the final round of women’s qualifiers to the FIVB World Championship in Italy according the decision adopted by the NORCECA Executive Committee and Board of Administration last April,” NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz stated.

Besides Trinidad and Tobago, the other participating teams are Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama as second place finishers in the confederation’s third round qualification tournaments held last month.

The winner of the round robin competition gets the last of the six tickets granted to NORCECA Confederation to the event to be held in six different Italian cities from September 23 to October 12.

The five NORCECA women’s teams already qualified to the quadrennial world event are Cuba, Dominican Republic, United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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