Suriname seventh place over Trinidad & Tobago at CAC Games

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, July 2, 2023.- Suriname finished seventh place after defeating Trinidad & Tobago 3-1 (25-18, 25-18, 21-25, 26-24) at the Men’s Volleyball tournament of the twenty fourth Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023.

Suriname in seventh place ends the event 1-3 and Trinidad & Tobago 0-4 in position eight.

Suriname was superior in points from attacks 65-46 and in aces 7-1; both teams scored on six blocks. Suriname handed out less points from unforced errors (6-17).

Keven Sporkslede, team captain of Suriname scored a match-high of 20 points (19 kills, one ace). Middle blocker David Pinas added 19 points (18 kills, one block) and opposite Zefanio Brienburg contributed with 14 points (12 kills, one block, one ace).

Outside hitters Daynte Stweart and Brandon Legall led Trinidad & Tobago with 19 points and 13 points respectively.

Keven Sporkslede, SUR, attacks

Carlos Orta Fellove, Head Coach of Suriname: “I am happy, still, I wanted to win yesterday as well. For Suriname this was a good tournament, they learned a lot which for me is the most important thing. In the future we are going to perform better because they know the level of play at the Central American Games”.

Gideon Dickson, Head Coach of Trinidad & Tobago:  “We started a bit too late, and the momentum was on Suriname’s side. We know what to work on, we have two weeks ahead of our Senior Zonal Championship and we will get it right”.