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We played more relaxed and found tactics to beat them, says Taipei’s coach


Chinese Taipei's head coach Lo Chung-Jen and team captain Chen Yueh Ting in an interview with journalists

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, August 2, 2013 – Chinese Taipei’s head coach Lo Chung-Jen said his team played a relaxed game against Puerto Rico and could cope well with situations. Following are quotes from head coaches and team captains from Chinese Taipei and Puerto Rico.

Lo Chung-Jen, head coach of Chinese Taipei: “Both teams could not take the height advantage because we have almost the same size. We found some tactics to beat them. We played more relaxed and my players knew how to cope with situations. Most of the teams are very tired after days of tough matches. So, I hope my girls will play our best. We next go up against Italy, the team we lost in straight sets in the group stage. I hope we can improve our luck this time.”

Chen Yueh Ting, team captain of Chinese Taipei: “I think we played much better than the previous match. We had a good defence and played more smartly. I hope we can maintain this fine form to beat our rivals again.”

Juan Carlos Rodriguez, head coach of Puerto Rico: “We played too relaxed at the start, but shortly after that we felt more wearily and became more prone with unforced attacking mistakes. 

Wilmarie Rivera, team captain of Puerto Rico: “Chinese played very good today, while we played more relaxed. We could not finish the fifth set. I hope we can come back with an improved form.”

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