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NORCECA donates playing surface to Honduras

 
Twenty-nine national federations and territories of NORCECA have received donations of synthetic floors during the past six years
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 23, 2014 – A new volleyball synthetic floor donated by NORCECA Confederation has been installed at the National Olympic Village by the Honduran Volleyball Federation.

It is the second Sport Court floor received by the local federation under the development program of NORCECA.

“We are so grateful to NORCECA for its assistance in the form of this donation which will play an important role in the development of our players who will benefit of better conditions for the practice of the sport,” Felix Sabio, president of the Honduran Federation said.

“The special synthetic Sport Court, our official flooring for all NORCECA competitions, lessens the risk of injury by reducing the stress to knees and ankles,” Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA reacted from Santo Domingo. “That’s why we emphasize on providing excellent surfaces for more comfortable conditions to practice and play in all our countries.”

Andrew Gettig, Vice President of International Sales for Sport Court, also commented about the new playing surface and the impact to be generated in the development of volleyball in Honduras.

“We are thrilled to see this happening,” Gettig said from United States. “Congratulations to NORCECA for another enduring donation that will have a positive and lasting impact on the sport of volleyball and generations of players.”

The program of donations of playing surfaces by NORCECA Confederation is now in its sixth year and so far the following national federations have been beneficiary of it:

Nicaragua, Jamaica, Guatemala, Cuba, U.S. Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Antigua, Panama, St Lucia, St Kitts & Nevis, Montserrat, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Belize, French St Martin, El Salvador, British Virgin Islands, Grenada, Barbados, Turks & Caicos, Guadeloupe, Mexico, Costa Rica, Haiti, Curacao, Martinique, Dominica, Trinidad & Tobago and Suriname.


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