New line-up of Argentina's Women's team annouced
Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 12, 2013 – This year’s line-up for the Argentine Seniors' Women’s team is official. The team was presented to national media at a press conference on Tuesday at the VIP hall of the Cenard facilities.
The press conference was led by Argentine Volleyball Federation (FeVA) President, Juan Antonio Gutierrez. Also present were coach Guillermo Orduna, Juan Manuel Serramalera (assistant coach), Marcelo Magliarella (trainer) and Guillermo Cáceres (coach national team age categories). Players Yael Castiglione and Tatiana Rizzo were also at the conference as were Fabian Ramon, Vicente Finelli and Oscar De Sarro (members of the Argentine women’s and girls’ teams coaching staff), Gabriel Salvia (FeVA Secretary) and Jose María Cuadrillero (FeVA Under-Treasurer).
"We are doing this event to officially launch the new phase of the women's team with the complete support of the Argentine Volleyball Federation for the period of the next four years with the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 as the main goal," said Gutierrez. "I am very proud of the unanimous election that the FeVA carried out, showing complete confidence in this coaching team," he added.
Coach Orduna pointed
out the importance of this new challenge in his career. As he said " my aim is to put back Argentina in a Women’s
World Championship and to qualify them for an Olympic Game for the first time
in their history."
Castiglione, as one of the most experience players, said, "Every change produces dreams and illusions." "We have to make good use of everything that has been done until now and keep adding to this new experience.” Her compatriot Rizzo also agreed saying, “I have a lot of dreams concerning what I see on the field and the future of our national team. We hope to play a World Championship."
The national team began their training immediately after the Press Conference.