Czech Republic beat Belarus 3-2 (25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 23-25, 17-15) - duration 2:00
10-Aug, start time: 15:00, end time: 17:00 - Attendance: 270
Head coach of czech Republic, Vladimir Pech:
"Both teams performed very nervously as it was a 'do or die' match. Plenty of fouls were commited by two sides. We are still uncertain of our place in the second round but I hope we will stay at Pila - a place we like very much".
Anatoli Stsiapashka, head coach of Belarus:
"The luck was not on our side but We also did not avoid simple errors. We still have a slight chance if we manage to beat USA tomorrow".