Author: Matías Rosa

Argentina: Union Formosa, just in time

Alejandro Spajic´s team managed to reverse a poor start to the championship and has five consecutive victories in A1 Argentine League. Union is on winning streak: after a losing start in the games against Boca and Bolivar, the media reported the doubts of the equipment that best reinforced for the Liga Argentina A1. It seemed unusual for a sextet composed of figures like Spajic and the two top scorers of the season 2010/11 (Opposite Scholtis and spiker Ocampo) failed to take hold among the first places.   Formosa achieved an encouraging win over Giants (3-1) and went to a...

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M. Milinkovic: I still have fun on the court

Marcos Milinkovic began its second phase of recovery from injury that left him out of the volleyball. Almost 40 years, still thinking as an active player of volleyball.   The Opposite returned to training with the ball but doctors still do not allow him to jump. He knows his team needs him and hurry his return to the court.   How the team copes rash of injuries to their stars? – In contrast to last season, where we had a great championship and suffer absences in the final stage, I think we started to reverse. Hopefully situation reversed the...

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New heroes gave Argentina a bronze medal

National Team won the XVI Pan-American third place in Guadalajara over Mexico without De Cecco, Conte and Quiroga, but with the same attitude.   Argentina achieved an important place on the podium after 16 years. In 1995, the team led by Daniel Castellani had won gold in Mar del Plata and last Saturday won in Mexico its fourth bronze medal in history. Javier Weber, who was setter of that golden squad, coached his players in a tournament in which Argentina suffered criticism for not having taken their three stars (De Cecco, Conte and Rodrigo Quiroga) but in the end,...

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Hugo Conte in Volleyball Hall of Fame

The most important Argentine player in history became a part of the prestigious award as the second national member since 2003.     “It’s a joy that I share with all Argentines in the distance. It is not an individual award but is the product of the consolidation of national volleyball in recent decades”, said proudly Hugo Conte.   This Friday, one of the best eight players in volleyball XX century (as FIVB) will deservedly be recognize by the institution that brings the major players in the sport together. The man who popularized the Argentine volleyball since his debut...

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Bolivar Drean sang the hymn to joy

Drean Bolívar released anthem and is happy in Serie A1 League Argentina. It has perfect score and it takes three points separating the escort. Marcelo Tinelli’s team started very well struggle to regain the throne seized by UPCN, winning their first four league commitments in Argentina without yielding points.   In the previous to his fourth win (against Sarmiento), held a meeting with his fans that fed force to the player. Popular singer Fico presented on live the song he composed in honor of the club and became the anthem.   Bolivar has two objectives: to amalgamate the group...

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