Brazil captain Leticia speaking cheerfully during the press conference
Brazil head coach antonio Rizola
“Congratulation Bulgaria to qualify to final four, this is the first time this team advanced to semifinal in the World Championships and this is a good achievement for them. They lost the motivation of yesterday because they qualified. Our objectives were to finish at the top of the group, we did not study much Bulgaria but today I put a strategy for the game and it succeeded. The players were disciplined and our tactical service and block worked perfectly. Today I am happier, but still not totally happy. I think we play every match in this competition to win and nothing else”
Brazil captain Leticia Raymondi
“Very happy with the victory, we followed our game plan. We want to follow our plan in the semifinal and the final. Our focus is the Championship”
Bulgaria head coach Stoyan Gunchev
“We did not have emotions today to win, but it was yesterday against Netherlands. We respected the level of Brazil but they dominated the game. Maybe my team played relaxed after we clinch yesterday the semifinal ticket. Now we hoped to know our opponent in semifinal to prepare the technical and tactical game plan”.
Bulgaria captain Tsevetelina Nikolova
“Today we could not execute our game; Brazil imposed its force in the attack, service and block. We begin playing badly and without emotion, I do not understand why that happened to us, but we have two days to prepare for the semifinal”.