Thursday, 17 April 2014
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Zhou: Bulgaria are one of strongest teams in world
 

Bulgarians celebrate
ZHOU Jianan (CHN) - head coach
 
On today's match:
 
"Bulgaria are one of the strongest teams in the world and this was our first match at the Olympics, so we were nervous at first and this led us to a lot of errors.''
 
"The team fought till the end, and I'm pleased with that."
 
 
Martin STOEV (BUL) - head coach
 
On the match:
 
"At first we were feeling a little bit nervous, but then we could control the situation on the court. In the third set we made a lot of mistakes, and let our opponents into the game. However, we defeated them in the end."
 
On absent captain Plamen KONSTANTINOV (BUL):
 
"The only thing I can tell you is the medical staff of the team did not allow him to take part in this match."
 
"I'm sure he won't play in the next match. It doesn't mean he won't play in the rest of the tournament."
 
"At this moment I can't tell you any more."
  
Andrey ZHEKOV (BUL) - captain
 
On the match:
 
"I'm glad that we won the first match. We suffered a lot of pressure because we are new here. We are glad to participate in the Olympic Games and we did a lot of preparation before the Games. We played consistently and managed to do with all kinds of situation and won the match in the end. I hope we can perform better in the next match."
 
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