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Velez overcome defending champions Boca Juniors to win Argentina A1 Women's League

Velez celebrate their victory
 Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 24, 2012 – Velez have won the Argentina A1 Women’s League, which used a new format this season.

In the final, Velez overcame Boca Juniors, the champions for the previous two seasons, in a great match, winning 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-11).

Estudiantes de la Plata won the bronze medal by defeating Villa Dora.

Velez defeated Estudiantes de la Plata 3-0 in the semifinals to reach the final for the first time. 

In the other semifinal, Boca qualified for their sixth consecutive final by overcoming Villa Dora by a similar scoreline, maintaining their unbeaten record.

But they couldn’t sustain the record in the final as Velez put on a near-perfect performance.

Jimena Perez was the top scorer for the new champions and was named MVP. 


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