FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Guimaraes pleased with Brazil's performance in victory


Brazil's Walewska Oliveira blocking the attack of Thailand's Pleumjit Thinkaow

Nagoya, Japan, November 13, 2013 - Brazil's coach Jose Roberto Guimaraes was plenty satisfied with the overall performance of his side against Thailand, particularly with the number of blocks scored on Wednesday.

Brazil coach - Jose Guimaraes: "We did well with our plan today. We had 17 block points which was good. We used some new players today due to injury and give rest to others. We are happy about the result and look forward to our next match in Tokyo with the Dominican Republic."

Thailand coach - Kittiapong Radchatagrienkai: "We learned a lot of lessons from one of the great teams in the world today. We tried our best but it was not good enough. They had a good game plan and made very few errors."

Brazil captain - Fabiana Claudino: "Everything worked well for us with our strategic plan today. We blocked, served and attacked well."

Thailand captain - Wilavan Apinyapong: "We tried our best. Brazil's players are very strong in every technique and skill. It was difficult for us to get points today. We will try to improve our technique for the next match."

 


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