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FIVB World Grand Prix 2006
Press Conference
Brazil still undefeated after opening match of Final Round

Brazil celebrates an easy opening victory over second-seeded Russia

Russia's captain Natalia Safronova: "Brazil were superior to us in skills and patterns and they served very well. That is the reason for their success."

Russia's head coach Giovanni Caprara: "Brazil were superior. I am disappointed because I expected more from my team today. We got off to a bad start and we were confused. We made simple mistakes."

Brazil's captain Fofao: "This was a very important game for us. We didn't realise that Russia's block would be so high, but we coped well."

Brazil's head coach Jose Roberto Guimaraes: "It's always difficult to play against Russia, but today we did well. Our block worked well. It was the best match of the whole World Grand Prix for us so far."