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Kolakovic: "It is very hard to play against a team like Argentina"

Coaches Javier Weber and Igor Kolakovic at the Press Conference

Dragan Stankovic, Serbian Player: Congratulations to Argentina.  For sure, we will need much more effort tomorrow to win.  It was very hard to play and I think we were lucky to be able to close the sets with great spiking.

Igor Kolakovic, Serbian Coach: It is very hard to play against Argentina.  In our case, concentration was very important and that was the key to winning the sets.

Rodrigo Quiroga, Argentine Captain: We paid a high price on our debut. We did not play as Javier Weber asked us to. Tomorrow, it will be different. Serbia is a great team; that is nothing new but we know them pretty well. Personally, I played well receiving but my spikes were not good enough.

Javier Weber, Argentine Coach: We could not get into our rhythm. We did not do a good first set and then improved some in the other two.  This is the result of a lack of training as we all got together just one week ago. Tomorrow, we will try to make fewer unforced errors, mainly on serving, negate our rivals with good blocking. We are trying to find our identity and our reception is the key to spiking positively.

Mixed Zone:

Facundo Conte: Sure tomorrow it will be much better. We must improve as a team and be more aggressive with our playing rhythm. Today, we had some chances we did not make good use of.  Each of us had great seasons playing different leagues and we must do the same as part of the national team.

 

  

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