Posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2016. 6:05 pm CST.
Posted July 12th 2016, 5:51 p.m. CST
By BBN Staff: The CODICADER Games 2016 concluded over the weekend and Belize fared well and also received good reviews as the host country for the event.
The young athletes competed in basketball, volleyball, table tennis and football. In basketball, Panama placed in first place and Belize got second followed by El Salvador in the male category. In the female category, Panama took first place followed by Nicaragua in second and El Salvador in third place. Belize ranked in at fourth place.
In volleyball, Belize’s male team took second place while Panama took first place and Nicaragua came in third. In the female category, Belize’s team came in at third place. Panama claimed first place and Nicaragua’s girls came in second.
In football, Belize’s female team ranked in fourth as Panama once again took first place followed by El Salvador in second. The boys did not do so well either, coming in at fifth place. El Salvador came in first, Honduras in second and Nicaragua placed third.
In table tennis Belize did better, accumulating the highest overall points in both male and female categories.
Costa Rica is expected to host the secondary games of the program later this year.
Pictures from the CODICADER Belize 2016 Facebook page
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