Japan captain Yoshie Takeshita
I think in today's match we were overwhelmed by Cubans:
they were taller and stronger. Compared with the last matches, we played better
and we've done our utmost against China.
Cuba captain Yumilka Ruiz
Japan showed their velocity, risking their service. We
won thank to our powerful attack.
Japan Head Coach Shoichi Yanagimoto
Cuba is a very strong team. Usually our tactic against
them is trying to break their passing through our service, but today it didn't
Cuba Head Coach Antonio Perdomo
In the second and third set Japan made a lot of fakes, it
was difficult for us to block them. Eventually we imposed our strength in