FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Japan played very intelligent volleyball, says Ben Slimane


Japanese captain Tsubasa Hisahara spikes against Tunisian players.

Mexicali, Mexico, July 4 2013 - Coach of Tunisia, Lotfi Ben Slimane remarked that Japan played very smartly against them, while Japanese coach Hiroshi Honda mentioned that after two very difficult sets they made less mistakes to go on.

Slimane Lotfi Ben, coach of Tunisia: “Congratulations to Japan for the victory. They play a very intelligent volleyball and are very strong and we expect to improve in our next match”.

Hiroshi Honda, coach of Japan: “It was tough to win today against Tunisia. It is a team that made good changes, with high potential. Good

Wael Mirka, captain of Tunisia: “Congratulations to Japan, they played a very good match. We also played good in the first two sets, but had some fails on the reception and lost concentration in the third”.

Tsubasa Hisahara, captain of Japan: “We are happy to win this match, we made good things on the third one and improved our defense.”



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