Rico captain, Hector Soto: “We had a good start to the
match. We did what we wanted, we minimized mistakes. However,
Poland's service was very good, it was a big trouble for us. We did a
good job with defense and block, but it wasn't enough. That's why
Poland captain, Michal
are very happy with the victory, because it was a difficult game. We
expected Puerto Rico to play well. We realize that tomorrow's game
will be at a similar, high level."
Rico coach, Carlos Cardona said: “The match was very hard.
Most of all, we made a lot of errors, which we have to eliminate. We
played worse in block than the hosts”.
Poland coach, Andrea Anastasi said: “It was not a perfect night for
us. I remember Puerto Rico from the World Championships in Italy –
it is a very good team, so we knew it would be difficult. We started
with a lot of mistakes, but after that it was better. I am proud of
the guys that they stayed focused and managed to eliminate the