Andrea Anastasi and Zhou Jianan with the mayor Fiorello Gramillano and vice-major Franco Brasili(in the middle)
Ancona, Italy, June 12, 2010 - Italy looking for its second victory over China as they meet on Sunday in the 2010 FIVB World League second weekend at home in Ancona.
“Matches against China are always dangerous" Italy coach Andrea Anastasi said. "For this reason we have to maintain the same rhythm in next match”.
“Italy is one of the best team in the world"China coach Zhou Jianan said. "For us it is difficult to play at their level but we will do all our best to play better than the match of yesterday in Chieti".
Elsewhere Italy coach Andrea Anastasi was received by the Ancona mayor Fiorello Gramillano and vice-mayor Franco Brasili, alongside China coach Zhou Jianan, referees of the match A. Huhtaniska (FIN) and I. Georgiev (BUL), FIVB Supervisor Laszlo Halpay, the Italian Federation delegation and the FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championship Italia 2010 mascot “Volly”. The mayor said: “The World League in Ancona it is a big opportunity for the city. In three months the FIVB World Championship we will played in Ancona and for us this is an important test”.