Monday, 25 June 2018
Back to FIVB's homepage
RSS RSS l Contact l 

Organiser website

 Press Release
Our receiving was key, says Peru coach

Algeria's first match ever at an FIVB World Championships was a big learning experience

Tokyo, Japan, October 28, 2010 - FIVB 2010 Women’s Volleyball World Championship - Peru v Algeria press conference

Peru captain Leyla Chihuan: “We are happy to win this game we congratulate Algeria who were a strong team. We will go step by step, as it’s a long way through this Championship. This is just the beginning of our participation. We are not favorites, but we will keep working.”

“We competed against Japan in the World Grand Prix, and we know many things about Japan and have studied their games very carefully, we will work from today to prepare for this match.”

Peru coach Kim Cheol Yong: “This is my first time coaching this team in the World Championships, and I’m very happy to win this first game. It all starts with serve receiving, as long as we do that well we can pull it off and play strong as a team. The first part of our game went well, [regarding our] serve receiving, but not in third set. That’s one area that we would like to work on more.”

Looking forward to Japan tomorrow: “We think very highly of the Japanese team, they are very quick and fast and they make few errors. They are a very strong team but I believe there are areas where they are weak. I believe we have a good chance against Japan.”

Regarding Karla Ortiz: “She has a lot of possibilities and we think very highly of her.”

Algeria captain Narimene Madani: “This is the first time for Algeria to participate in the World Championships. It’s the first match of the tournament, and it’s difficult. We have to congratulate Peru and try to forget the result of first match. We will focus on the next match and go on.”

Algeria coach Ikhedji Mouloud: “I have to congratulate team of Peru on their victory. The result is disappointing, as we studied and prepared - I thought well - but couldn’t achieve what we’d expected. This is a long tournament and we have to start now with this defeat and create some momentum going forward.”

Download highresolution

More press releases
8/12/2010 Gamova voted Russian TV's Athlete of the Month
19/11/2010 World champions hosted by Russian President
17/11/2010 Russia President congratulates women's national side following World Champs win
16/11/2010 Russia move up rankings but Brazil stay top
14/11/2010 Russia regain crown, Japan take bronze
13/11/2010 FIVB Women's World Championship Day 10 - Photo of the Day
13/11/2010 Undefeated Russia and Brazil to play for the 2010 FIVB Women’s title
13/11/2010 Women's World Champs set for thrilling finale
13/11/2010 Referee Rodriguez carries standard for Spain
12/11/2010 China looking to bounce back at Asian Games
12/11/2010 Guidetti wary of Turkey, Italy eye fifth
12/11/2010 Mokry relishing refereeing 'honour'
11/11/2010 All eyes on Tokyo as semifinals loom
11/11/2010 Brazil's Natalia closing on rare hat-trick
10/11/2010 FIVB Women's World Championship Day 9 - Photo of the Day
10/11/2010 Semis confirmed as US complete quartet
9/11/2010 Italy, US eye semis as second round ends
9/11/2010 FIVB Women's World Championship Day 8 - Photo of the Day
9/11/2010 Russia, Brazil and Japan confirm progress
8/11/2010 Pressure builds on Day 3 of second round
8/11/2010 Cuba great Ruiz relishing new role
7/11/2010 FIVB Women's World Championship Day 7 - Photo of the Day
7/11/2010 Make or break as second round enters second day
6/11/2010 FIVB Women's World Championship Day 6 - Photo of the Day
6/11/2010 Russia, Brazil, USA stretch leads as Japan lose
6/11/2010 Peru's Kim faces 'special' date with home country
6/11/2010 Turkey's Ozsoy sets sights on the top
5/11/2010 Pool F hopefuls gearing up in Nagoya
5/11/2010 Japan eye China as 'tough' second round opens
5/11/2010 Stakes set to rise for world's last 16

  Photo gallery