Saturday, August 20, 2011

CONSUR South American B Championship starts now!

The 2011 CONSUR - Campeonato Sul Americano B (South American B Championship) is set to begin and will be played over the next eight days in the Peruvian capital of Lima. The tournament is to have both the senior mens and the under 20 mens teams of Colombia (Los Tucanes), Costa Rica (Los Ticos), Venezuela (Los Orquídeas) and the home side, Peru (Los Tumis). Peru is the reigning champions having been the surprize package of the 2010 event in which Peru was undefeated. Peru enter the 2011 event as tournament favorites and are expected to receive the biggest challenge from Colombia with Venezuela seeded third for the event and Costa Rica fourth. At teh under 20 level Colombia is entereing as favorites, having won the 2010 event and it is expected that they will have tough contests against both Colombia and Venezuela.

The tournament is to be the last of its kind after CONSUR recently announcement a new set up of three South American divisions which will see Paraguay play in CONSUR B and Costa Rica in CONSUR C.

Match Schedule
August 21 Peru vs Costa Rica - senior mens
August 21 Colômbia vs Venezuela - senior mens
August 21 - Colombia vs Costa Rica - under 20
August 21 - Venezuela vs Peru - under 20

August 24 - Winner of game 1 vs Loser of game 2 - senior mens and under 20
August 24 - Winner of game 2 vs loser of game 1 - senior mens and under 20
August 27 - Winner of game 1 vs winner of game 2 - senior mens and under 20
August 27 - Loser of game 1 vs loser of game 2 - senior mens and under 20

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