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The passion of volleyball: a team of friends

The group was no longer just a volleyball team, the affinity led us to share meetings of friends and family that transcended the discipline.

Voley La Lomada

I'm a footballer, but also volleyball arouses passions...

I started playing in full teens and since then I have not stopped dreaming about the possibility of nailing it into the three-meter line. I started in school, trained and perfected in different clubs, aware that by my height, I would not get very far. I played a good number of years, until one day I stopped training.

Years passed and as an adult, I went to live in Pilar, in a closed neighborhood. Until one day I read in a sports supplement that there was an intercountry tournament and registration was open. I contacted and was recommended to approach a neighborhood near my home that had equipment and competition. So I replayed, tested and was selected in the squad of a tournament of players in our category, with more than 35 years of age.

We did well, but at the time the group disarmed and obviously two or three were looking forward to more. I summoned them and started a new group. A team that used the facilities in my neighborhood; we bought net, balls and other materials. We got a squad of 18 former players and took a DT. We returned to compete and started to win everything: local tournaments, zonal tournaments, we traveled inland to culminate in the most important Marplanense tournament in our category and we came out champions!

The group was no longer just a volleyball team, the affinity led us to share meetings of friends and family that transcended the discipline.

Still, we went for more. We signed up for FMV (Metropolitan Volley Federation), audited the stadium and approved it in a lung job. We started the competition and started in First “C” and went up.

The following year, in the “B”, already at a higher level, we also managed to climb, to meet first line teams, in the Maxi Volley category: Velez, Boca, River, Geba, Student Porteño, Las Heras, among others... While we were former players of small clubs like amateurs, none had managed to be professional and after our 40 years we climbed fulfilling the dream of kids...

The showcases of our beloved Club La Lomada, exploded trophies, cups and unforgettable moments of a group of cute lunatics, who fulfilled their dream and recorded on fire a friendship that even though time passes will be indestructible.

Publication Date: 15/05/2018

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