The Olympic CV announced yesterday the extension of Sulián Matienzo’s contract for one more season, with which the Cuban receiver will continue to defend the colors of the current champion of the Iberdrola League of women’s volleyball and runner-up of the Queen’s Cup, the CCO 7 Palmas , during the next academic year 2021-22.
The player arrived on the island on February 9. Despite being inactive for the last three years, on his return to the slopes he demonstrated the quality that he treasures and his fighting spirit, contributing his grain of sand in a historic campaign for the historic Gran Canaria entity, fitting perfectly into the ideology game of coach Pascual Saurín.
Born in 1994 in Havana (Cuba), Sulián Matienzo trained in the volleyball school of her country, playing in the most representative clubs of her country before making the leap to Europe to play in 2015 in the Czech Prostejov, as a step intermission upon his arrival in Peru the following season, to defend the colors of Jaamsa until 2019.
The former captain and leader of the Cuban team expressed her opinion about the important challenges of the CCO 7 Palmas for the next season: “Playing the Champions League should be a goal for all professional athletes who play this sport. In my case, I have had the opportunity to play it twice and I can say that facing players of the highest level is a great experience, it is the best way to know what your true level is. Playing in the Champions League is the best ».
Sulián Matienzo recognizes that thanks to the CCO 7 Palmas he was able to resume his sports career and “for that reason I will always be grateful and indebted to them.” “He opened the doors for me after three years away from competition,” he added.