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Bengolea misses Argentina's World League matches in Japan

Pablo Bengolea will miss Argentina's matches away to Japan

Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 11, 2014 - After winning twice against Japan last weekend in Lomas de Zamora, and with a record of three wins and three defeats in the first three weeks of the FIVB Volleyball World League's Intercontinental Round, Argentina now play away to Japan, Germany and France.

Head Coach Julio Velasco and his team traveled to Nagoya, Japan, on Tuesday afternoon. Velasco has made several changes to his team in order to test players and rest others ahead of the FIVB Volleyball World Championships in Poland.

The team preparing to take on Japan includes:

Setters: Luciano De Cecco and Demian González
Opposite players: Federico Pereyra and Jose Luis Gonzalez
Middle players: Sebastian Sole, Facundo Imhoff and Martin Ramos
Wing spikers: Javier Filardi, Facundo Conte, Alejandro Toro and Lucas Ocampo
Libero: Sebastian Garroq

Pablo Bengolea suffered an injury in the match against Japan in Lomas de Zamora and will stay in Buenos Aires to recover.

Argentina's next matches:

Argentina's next matches:
Match          Date      Time      City                            Stadium
JPN-ARG      14-Jun   14:00     Komaki                      Park Arena Komaki
JPN-ARG      15-Jun   13:00     Komaki                      Park Arena Komaki
GER-ARG     20-Jun   20:00     Berlin                         Max Schmeling Halle
GER-ARG     21-Jun   18:00     Berlin                         Max Schmeling Halle
FRA-ARG     27-Jun   20:00     Mouilleron le Captif      Vendéespace
FRA-ARG     29-Jun   16:00     Paris                           Halle Carpentier

Pool D ranking:
Pos  Country    Pts  PJ  PG  PP
1      France      17   6    6     -
2      Argentina  11   6    3     3
3      Germany    7   6    3     3
4      Japan         1   6    -     6
Pool D results:
24-May  ARG-FRA 2-3  25-20  20-25  25-21  22-25  12-15
25-May  ARG-FRA 0-3  24-26  18-25  22-25   ---    ---
31-May  ARG-GER 3-0  25-22  25-23  25-21   ---    ---
01-Jun   ARG-GER 2-3  25-20  25-20  20-25  16-25  13-15
06-Jun   ARG-JPN  3-1  20-25  26-24  25-19  25-23   ---
08-Jun   ARG-JPN  3-0  25-22  26-24  25-15   ---    ---

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