FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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China are pleased with their first target accomplished


China's head coach Dong Ruijun and team captain Sun Haiping during the interview with journalists

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, July 30, 2013 – China’s head coach Dong Ruijun said his team have already fulfilled their initial target of finishing top four in Pool B. Following are quotes of head coaches and team captains of China and Argentina.

Dong Ruijun, head coach of China: “We played well. Everybody in our team came up with good form in this match. Our first target is to finish top four in Pool B and we accomplished it. That’s a good start in this tournament for my team, I think. If we have to think about our result in the next round, we have to fare well in our first round. We now accomplished our target and we have our sights set on the second round. We work step by step, anyway.”

Sun Haiping, team captain of China: “We played our level with good skills. We have gained experience from competing strong teams. I’m happy that we won this match.”

Guillerno Caceres, head coach of Argentina: “China played very well. We have to try more in future matches. We could not do that much in this match because China are the world’s best team. They are a perfect team we can’t match tactically.”

Sol Piccolo, team captain of Argentina: “China are very strong. We will try to develop our skills and form for future major competitions.”


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