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We played well for our country, says Greece’s coach


Greece's head coach Dimitrios Floros and team captain Olga Strantzali in an interview with journalists

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, August 2, 2013 – Greece’s head coach Dimitrios Floros hopes his team will repeat the feat in the remaining match. Following are quotes from head coaches and team captains from Greece and Slovenia.

Dimitrios Floros, head coach of Greece: “It’s a good game for us. We played well for our country. I hope we can repeat this feat in our next match.

Olga Strantzali, team captain of Greece: “We played very well. We are better than Slovenia. We met them before in the European Youth Championship. We beat them twice in five sets.”

Joze Casar, head coach of Slovenia: “Greece are attacking very well. They closed out the line very well so we have a big trouble blocking  them. They have 50 per cent attacking and we could not stop them there. Otherwise, we played pretty okay. We could do a bit better blocking if we played in the fifth set to win the game. We played them in the European Youth Championship. Two similar teams. They have theirs, we have ours. It’s a tough match and today, they are just better.
 
Eva Mori, team captain of Slovenia: “We don’t play like we did before. They are better than us. Next we play Thailand. We know them because we played in a Peru tournament.  I hope we can come better in our next match.“


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