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Bakiewicz: “We are angry with ourselves"

The coaches and captains at the press conference
Poland captain Michal Bakiewicz: “We are very sad and to say it gently – we are angry with ourselves, because we played the worst match in this year's World League. On the other side I have to give all the respect to the team of Brazil, which did not let us do anything today. Congratulations.”

Brazil captain, Giba said: “It was our best match in this tournament. The most important thing for us is that we've improved our reception and counter – attack. Now we heave to think about the next week's Finals. It was a good test for us. We proved that we have more than 6 good players, which is very important, since we will have to play five matches in five days, if we want to get to the final. It will be very difficult.”

Poland coach, Andrea Anastasi: “I have no words, we played really bad. We played against the best team in the world and we made a huge mistake – we didn't fight. I hope it was the first and the last time. Now we have to focus on the Final Round, think about match after match, not about which team we will play.”

Brazil coach, Bernardo Rezende: “In volleyball many elements depend on each other. At the beginnings of the first and the third set there was a tight play, point after point. But later in the sets, Poland got a little lost. Like the coach said, they weren't focused. It is good that we know how many well prepared players we have. They are all healthy and in a good shape. It will be difficult to get to the final, because we have to play 5 matches. I would like to play against some weak team, but there will be no weak teams there. Every team is very good, very competitive. They have different styles, some play with more strength, some are better technically."


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