FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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"It is good to start the competition with a victory," says Serbian coach


Press conference after the match between Serbia and Tunisia

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, July 26, 2013 – A win for Serbia, unfortunately meant a loss for Tunisia on day 1 of action at the Girls’ U18 World Championships in Thailand.  

Marijana Boricic, Coach of Serbia
“Our performance today was not ‘the real Serbia’ until the third set. I hope we will do a lot better tomorrow. It is usually good to start any competition with a win”

Jelena Vignjevic,Captain of Serbia
“We lost many great chances to score today. We hope tomorrow we will have better performance. We need to improve before the coming matches.”

Slimane Ben Rim,Head Coach of Tunisia
“The players were nervous while they were playing as the opponents they faced were mostly taller than them. They look disturbed at the beginning of the match. We still have our objective to qualify to second round.”

Emna Khalfa,Team Captain of Tunisia
“We tried our best but unfortunately we did not win today. When we saw the height of Serbian players we got unnerved before the match.

 


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