coach Masayoshi Manabe:
first set was not good because of poor reception and their good
serve, but we won, so I'm happy. But our reception was not good.
159-cm setter Takeshita's two blocks) It's normal.
has least mistakes on the team and has a good combination with Inoue.
I expect them to get even better.
captain Erika Araki:
the first set, we didn't have good rhythm, but it was different in
the second and third sets and the subs did very well.
No. 5 Ai Yamamoto:
the first set we didn't do well, but we used all the members of the
squad to try and change the feeling. We won the second set and that
No. 8 Chie Yoshizawa:
do well in the first two sets, but won 3-0, so it was OK.
disbanding of Takefuji team)
Takefuji was disbanded, I was confused and wondered whether or not to
continue playing. In the end I went to play in Spain and Mr. Manabe
asked me to join the Japan team, which is a great honor. Sometimes, I
think it's like a miracle.
Taipei coach Norimasa Sakakuchi:
served well in the first set and were able to slow Japan down, and we
created good patterns that we could attack from. I think our players
have become more powerful than before, but our reception is still
poor. Japan is not the strongest of teams, but they don't lose games.
us, we want to be strong in Asia.
Taipei captain Teng Yen Min:
first set was good, but the second and third showed that we are a
young team and not so experienced. We made too many mistakes.