Guaynabo Mets join FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship line up
Switzerland, March 26, 2014 – Guaynabo Mets will be the NORCECA representative at
the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
from May 5 to 10 as announced by the National Federation of Puerto Rico on Wednesday.
Guaynabo Mets is
the fourth of eight teams currently qualified to take part in this
year’s FIVB Men’s Club World Championship event, which will take place at the inspirational
Mineirinho Arena, in Belo Horizonte city.
This year’s tournament will also comprise the Continental Champion teams from Africa and Asia. The African continent is just a few days away from naming their champion with the men’s African qualifiers currently underway in Sousse, Tunisia. Manila, Philippines will host the 2014 Men’s Asian Club Championship from April 8 to 16, where one of the 18 participating teams will also secure a ticket to the FIVB Men’s Club World Championship.
The participation of two teams – jointly decided by the FIVB and the organisers – will complete the line-up of clubs taking part in the Championship.
In February 2014 Puerto Rico’s Guaynabo Mets beat the Arecibo Captains to take the championship title in the Great Kia Final Series of the Puerto Rican Men’s Superior League 3-2 (18-25, 25-20, 26-24, 24-26, 15-12).
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