FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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"This team does not have much experience in world-class-competitions" - Thai coach


Press Conference Egypt v Thailand

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, July 26, 2013 – Thailand did the home crowd proud on Friday, winning their first match against Egypt at the Girls’ U18 World Championship.

Apichat Kongsawat,Head coach of Thailand
 “I think we did not play as well as we could have because we had a problem with our defense. Furthermore, this team does not have much experience in world-class-competitions. I will analyse these mistakes and find the solutions in order to develop my team.”

Sittisad Patcharaporn,Captain of Thailand
 “I think we played well. This world-class match made me nervous. Fortunately, my teammates concentrated on the game very well, so that is why we got the desired result.”

Hesham Badrawy,Head coach of Egypt
"At first, we had a good start but after that we made a lot of mistakes. We had our chances to end the first set in our favour but we couldn’t do it. We’ll work on those mistakes to improve the team and we hope we will do better in the next match against Serbia.”

Kandiel Heidi,Captain of Egypt
 “We could fight Thailand until the third set but in the early moments of fourth set our encouragement vanished we were overtaken. We need some more experience in order to move ahead.”


 

 


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