Wednesday, 20 June 2018
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Poland's coach Castelani leaves Havana happy

Polish coach Daniel Castelani (left) and captain Piotr Gruszka said they were pleased after the victory over Cuba in Havana on Saturday
Argentine Daniel Castelani, coach of Poland, said he was very happy after the win over Cuba on Saturday because his team recovered from the previous defeat. “More than the victory that puts us happy, we are pleased as the team tried to recover from what we did in the previous game and they succeeded." "I saw the Cubans last year and said in Poland that this team along with Brazil are one step above the other teams. The power in the attack and the Cuban service makes it one strong candidate for the title at the World Championship in Italy. I think this new crop of players are back to fight for a medal”.

Piotr Gruszka, the Polish captain, stated “We talked a lot about the game yesterday and we study our mistakes. We are very happy because we set out to change what we did las night. We're happy because after just a month away from home, we ended up with a good result and it gives us more happiness”.

The Cuban captain Robertlandy Simon congratulated the Polish team for their good performance in their dismissal of Ciudad Deportiva Coliseum and recognized that the Polish team is a great team. "We're not happy with what we did today but we hope to give a good show in Poland. We had everything to achieve victory and we could not."

Orlando Samuels, Cuban coach, felt that Poland is leaving Cuba with an excellent result. "They got four points and we got two, despite winning a game each of the teams. They took better advantage of a victory apiece." “The visitors played very well, there is no analysis of the game, just they were very superior to us. We did not know at any time to counter any action by the Europeans and the team was beaten across the line. We were greatly damaged by the absence of our regular libero after his injury and Wilfredo León is not bringing the results we expect from him.”


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