1998 Volleyball America's Cup

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The 1998 Volleyball America's Cup was the first edition of the annual Men's Volleyball Tournament, played by six countries from North-, Central- and South America. The tournament was held from October 1 to October 11, 1998, in Catamarca, Tucumán, Salta, and Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Squads[edit]

Main Round[edit]

Team Points G W L PW PL Ratio SW SL Ratio
1.  Brazil 10 5 5 0 376 333 1.129 15 4 3.750
2.  Cuba 8 5 3 2 400 367 1.089 11 8 1.375
3.  Argentina 8 5 3 2 457 433 1.055 11 9 1.222
4.  United States 7 5 2 3 379 401 0.945 8 9 0.888
5.  Venezuela 7 5 1 4 430 450 0.955 8 12 0.666
6.  Canada 5 5 0 5 355 427 0.831 2 15 0.133
Cuba  3 – 0  United States 25-16 25-23 25-19
Brazil  3 – 0  Canada 25-18 28-26 25-19
Argentina  3 – 2  Venezuela 25-23 24-26 25-17 25-27 15-12
    • Friday October 2
Venezuela  3 – 2  United States 21-25 27-25 22-25 25-15 15-09
Brazil  3 – 2  Cuba 25-21 26-28 22-25 27-25 16-14
Argentina  3 – 1  Canada 23-25 25-19 25-20 25-20
Brazil  3 – 0  United States 32-30 25-16 25-22
Venezuela  3 – 1  Canada 25-18 25-22 22-25 25-22
    • Monday October 5
Brazil  3 – 0  Venezuela 25-18 25-16 25-21
Argentina  3 – 0  Cuba 25-23 25-18 25-21
  • Venue: Salta
    • Wednesday October 7
Cuba  3 – 0  Canada 25-16 25-18 25-21
United States  3 – 0  Argentina 25-22 25-23 25-23
    • Thursday October 8
Cuba  3 – 0  Venezuela 25-20 25-20 25-23
United States  3 – 0  Canada 27-25 27-25 25-16
Brazil  3 – 2  Argentina 25-23 25-16 21-25 21-25 15-13

Final round[edit]

Semi Finals Final
1998-10-10 – Mar del Plata
  Argentina  3  
  Cuba  2  
 
1998-10-11 – Mar del Plata
      Argentina  2
    Brazil  3
3rd place
1998-10-10 – Mar del Plata 1998-10-11 – Mar del Plata
  Brazil  3   Cuba  3
  United States  2     United States  2

Semi finals[edit]

Argentina  3 – 2  Cuba 20-25 23-25 25-19 25-23 15-10
Brazil  3 – 2  United States 20-25 25-23 25-15 23-25 15-11

Finals[edit]

Cuba  3 – 2  United States 25-21 21-25 24-26 25-23 15-12
    • Sunday October 11 — Gold Medal Match
Argentina  2 – 3  Brazil 19-25 25-21 25-22 22-25 25-27



Final ranking[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]