FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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I am happy my team mates helped me out today, says Dominican captain


We are delighted to move to the quarterfinals, said Dominican Republic captain Pamela Marie Soriano.

Brno, Czech Republic, June 26, 2013 – The Dominican Republic overcame Colombia 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-17) in Wednesday’s last round of 16 match. One set down, the Caribbean came from behind to get their ticket for Friday’s quarterfinals versus Italy. I have no words to describe my feelings, said Dominican Republic coach Roberto Rocha Wagner.

Dominican Republic coach Roberto Rocha Wagner said: Tonight our hearts made the difference. We absolutely wanted this win and eventually succeeded. I have no words to describe my feelings.

Dominican Republic captain Pamela Marie Soriano: I am happy my team mates helped me out today. I experienced a bad day. We are delighted to move to the quarterfinals. 

Colombia coach Mauro Marasciulo: We started well but could not pull through. Especially behind the service line, my players made too many wrong decisions. We helped the Dominican Republic coming back. 

Colombia captain Andrea Estrada: We believed in a sensation after the first set. Later on, we committed too many unforced errors what finally cost us the win. 


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