Sports — 14 August 2019
Central American Men’s & Women’s Beach Volleyball Champion-ship at Kukumba Beach, Old Belize this weekend, August 16-18

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 12, 2019– Team Belize – six Belizean beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming XIX Central American Men’s & Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship, to be held this weekend, from August 16-18 at Kukumba Beach, Old Belize.

The Belize Teams are:  Emma Hoare and Clara Sabal (BIZ Female Team); Bryton Codd and Francis Hauze (BIZ 1 Male Team); Michael Jenkins and Edgar Martinez (BIZ 2 Male Team).

Male and Female Teams from six Central American countries (Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua) will participate. Teams begin arriving in Belize on Wednesday. There will be a total of 9 female teams and 10 male teams in the tournament. Games will start at 9:00AM each day and run through 6:00PM with matches on two sand courts at Old Belize.  Entrance fee is $10.00 for a full day of international beach volleyball action.

The Belize Volleyball Association (BVA) is asking all volleyball fans to come out and support the Belize Teams during the three days of high-level beach volleyball action.  Belize has some very strong teams, who have been training with Cuban Coach Profe Juan Carlos Perdomo since the beginning of the year. Belize’s athletes are well-prepared and have shown excellent results in international tournaments so far this year.

The BVA wishes to thank Old Belize for its partnership in hosting this event. Major sponsors are Kukumba Beach, Central TV & Internet, TNC-10, Radisson Fort George, Landshark Lager, Powerade, Crystal Water, Simon Quan Ltd., and the Belize Olympic Committee. Any company or individual interested in sponsorship or support can contact the BVA.

-press release –

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