Rexona Ades will represent Brazil in the South American Women's Club Championship in Argentina
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 22, 2016 – The South American Volleyball Confederation has confirmed the match schedule of the South American Women’s Club Championship that will start on February 24 at Club Gimnasia y Esgrima de la Plata, Argentina.
Six teams will participate in the competition that will provide the ticket to qualify for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship.
Current Superliga leaders Rexona Ades will represent Brazil in the continental club championship. Rexona Ades coach and Brazilian men’s national team coach Bernardo Rezende, will try to gain its fourth consecutive title after winning the last three editions of the championship.
National league champions Olympic, headed by Argentine coach Alejandro Gimenez, will represent Bolivia, and national league titlists Juan Ferreira will represent Uruguay, while San Martin de Porres will represent Peru.
Two teams – Gimnasia y Esgrima de la Plata and 2015 Argentine League runners-up Villa Dora de Santa Fe – will represent the host country.
Universidad San Martin de Porres of Peru, national league champions Juan Ferreira of Uruguay and Bolivian club Olympic, which is led by Argentine coach Gimenez, complete the roster of participants for the continental championship.
All matches will be streamed live at the South American Volleyball Confederation website: www.voleysur.org
Pool A: Villa Dora (ARG), Universidad San Martin de Porres (Peru), Juan Ferreira (URU)
Pool B: Rexona Ades (BRA), Olympic (BOL), GELP (ARG)
18:00 – Match No. 1 - Villa Dora v Juan Ferreira
21:00 – Match No. 2 - Rexona Ades v GELP
18:00 – Match No. 3 - Universidad San Martin de Porres v Juan Ferreira
21:00 – Match No. 4 - Olympic v GELP
18:00 – Match No. 5 - Villa Dora v Universidad San Martin de Porres
21:00 – Match No. 6 - Rexona Ades v Olympic
16:00 – Match No. 7 - 5th/6th place classification – Rank 3 in Pool A v Rank 3 in Pool B
18:00 – Match No. 8 - Semifinal – Rank 1 in Pool B v Rank 2 in Pool A
21:00 – Match No. 9 - Semifinal – Rank 1 in Pool A v Rank 2 in Pool B
17:00 – Match No. 10 - Bronze medal match – LM8 v LM9
18:00 – Match No. 11 – Gold medal match – WM8 v WM9