HomeSportsVenezuela debuted with victory in the AmeriCup U18

Venezuela debuted with victory in the AmeriCup U18

The national team defeated Puerto Rico with a stellar performance by Jeinminson Marquez

Venezuela debuted in style in the FIBA ​​AmeriCup U18 that takes place in Argentina. Those led by Yonaiker Ecker defeated their counterpart from Puerto Rico 80-69 this Monday.


Jeiminson Marquez was the MVP of the match, coming close to a double-double with 24 points, nine rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocks for the national team.

Venezuela prevailed in all periods of the match, withstanding the Puerto Rican attack with good defense and taking advantage of long-distance shots.

Also for the national team, Justo Vargas stood out with 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Additionally, Diego Sulbaran scored 17 points, grabbed five rebounds and gave seven assists.

Read also: Venezuela already has a schedule for the AmeriCup Sub18

Venezuela's next duel in the competition will be this Tuesday at 2:10 in the afternoon against the Dominican Republic.

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