World League 2005 News
 
Cuba to prepare in three countries
 
Havana, Cuba, April 3, 2005 - The Cuban male Volleyball team, officially named on Thursday, will make a training tour of Russia, Argentina and Greece before it enters the 2005 World League.

An 18-player training selection, from which 12 players will be chosen to play the World League, will depart for Russia on April 16, where they will train until April 30.

The team will then fly to Argentina to train there from May 9-17, and from there to Greece, its last training stage before its intercontinental matches in Group B of the World League.

The Cubans will play Bulgaria (May 27-29), Italy (June 3-5) and France (June 10-12) and will return to Havana to receive these teams in home games.

The team is headed by central and captain Pavel Pimienta (2.04 m) and attacker Tomas Aldazabal (1.93 m).

Story courtesy of Prensa Latina
Pic: Cuba's Yenry Bell attacks against Italy during the 2004 World League
 
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