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World League 2003 - Press Info

Press conference

Russia beat Italy 3-2 (20-25, 25-20, 19-25, 25-22, 15-13) - duration 1:48
08-Jul, start time: 17:37, end time: 19:25 - Attendance: 2,200
The italian captain, Andrea Giani said that "we believe that we have made a good game, even though wre made crucial errors inthe wrong moments of the game"

The national head coach of Italy Gian Montali was short on words and said: "I think the same as my captain"

The mood was different in Russian team. The player Pavel Abramov pointed out that "we couldn't play as well as we wanted to, I really don't know why, but we are happy for the result, which is the most important thing".

National head coach, Guennadi Chipoline said "we made a lot of mistakes and even though we won, we need to work hard for the game we will play tomorrow".