Brazil head coach Antonio Rizola
“I want to congratulate the Dominican team for the performance they showed in front of our team today. They have a good team that knows to make different variations in their strategy during the game. I am not happy with our performance today because we can play better. Tomorrow we will start our hard work to improve our style in the second round. We have the advantage to use many key players while Dominicans depended on 2 main stars and this is Brazil”.
Brazil captain Leticia Raymondi
“It was a great game; I congratulate the Dominican Republic for the great game they played. In the last set our team work was the key to win and we are happy to achieve this victory” .
Dominican Republic Head coach Wagner Pacheco
“We knew that we were playing against strong team with good block and offense combinations. During the game we could stop their strong service and their combinations through the good block we deployed, but in the fifth set they had the advantage and we failed to attack and they succeeded to control at that moment”.
Dominican Republic captain Niverka
“Congratulations to Brazil were a great team and we played against them a brave match. We had faults at the crucial moments of the match and we could not recover. Now we will start to evaluate the next opponent in the second round”.