WAGNER PACHECO (COACH DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
“We had played before against Germany. We know how they play. I am one percent sad and 99 percent happy, because I am Brazilian. Beating Brazil it’s something good, but hard at the same time. Tomorrow I’ll be watching my country playing against Bulgaria on the third place match, and of course I will support Brazil”.
NIVERKA MARTE (D.R. CAPTAIN)
“Congratulations to Brazil, they played really good. We played with decision, with no fear and really wanted to live this dream on. We tried to find some of Brazil’s weak points, like playing on its zone four and it really worked. We are just a step ahead of winning this championship”.
“If We wanted to beat them We had to follow three important steps: To serve Hard. To block a lot and to return the balls a fast as We could”.
“Today Brazil played below its technical condition. The Dominican Republic played good, ad We couldn’t play well with our service, block and attack. They played very good”.
“The team that really wins is the team that Wants to play more and much better. The Dominican republic played and really wanted to win”.
ANTONIO RIZOLA (COACH BRAZIL)
“Congratulations to Dominican Republic. Congratulations to Wagner. They deserved it. They have done a wonderful job in volleyball, not only in the sport competition aspect, also as a social work leaded by Mr. Cristobal Marte. I’ve noticed and followed that for the last 20 years”.
LETICIA RAYMUNDI (BRA-CAPTAIN)
“I want to congratulate Dominican Republic. We didn’t start as well as we expected. The Dominicans had a good defense and they controlled us. Our best set was the third one, when We showed better quality in our service and defense, but It wasn’t enough”