FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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"I was preparing for the next match against China," says Thailand coach


Tunisia captain speaking in the press conference after their match against Thailand

Apichat Kongsawat,Head coach of Thailand

“Today, congratulation for our team today  the players were nervous while they were playing in first set.  We had some problem with the Tunisian attacks, but the after the first set we came back better so my player looked disturbed at the beginning of the match. But I am very happy that we can bring our team to qualify to second round. And the next round we will improve our team and strategy by our style and make the attacks faster to win China”

Sittisad Patcharaporn,Captain of Thailand

“I’m very happy with the my team's performance today as we beat Tunisia. We played according to the coach’s advice. But we also had problems with our serving and the reception was not good”

Slimane Ben Rim,Head Coach of Tunisia

“Thailand played very well, while my players are young and inexperienced. They are strong tactically and technically. However, we are happy that we get and learned experience in the world class competition and we must try to improve our form. I knew that it is difficult to win so I didn't play with my captain Emna Khalifa today.”

Emna Khalfa,Team Captain of Tunisia


“We tried our best but unfortunately we did not win today because Thailand is strong team and have good attackers and we are not good in reception and defence."

 

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