matches, 3 days, 4 cities - 4, 5, 6 October
- Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Santa Fé and Salta
Round of four Pools (G, H, J and K) of four teams.
round robin determines pool ranking. Teams
ranked 3&4 in each Pool are eliminated.
eight teams move on to the next three phases of the
for Second Round
Pools G, H, J, K decided as follows:
best third ranked teams go to Second
Round. The 2 worst ranked third teams from the First Round will be
Places for the four best third ranked
teams are decided as follows:
1. Pool G:
3rd of pool D (if qualified). If not qualified, then 3rd of pool E,
if not qualified then the third of pool F.
2. Pool K:
3rd of pool A ( if qualified). If not qualified, then 3rd of pool B,
if not qualified then the 3rd of
3. Pool H:
3rd of pool E, ( if qualified). If not qualified, then 3rd of pool
C, if not qualified then the 3rd of
remaining best third placed team will go to Pool J.