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Greater experience plays vital role in Argentina’s win, says Tunisia’s coach


Argentina's head coach Guillermo Caceres and team captain Sol Piccolo in an interview with journalists

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, August 2, 2013- Tunisia’s head coach Silimane Rim Ben admitted that Argentina have greater experience and form than her side. Following are quotes from head coaches and team captains of Argentina and Tunisia.

Guillermo Caceres, head coach of Argentina: “I’m glad that we can beat Tunisia in straight sets. Against Mexico in our next match, I think it must be a tougher task. Mexico are stronger than Tunisia and Algeria. We will do our best, anyway.”

Sol Piccolo, team captain of Argentina: “I’m glad to win this match. They played well, but we fared much better. I think our strong point is our team’s unity. We combined well in attacking and blocking.”

Silimane Rim Ben, head coach of Tunisia: “Argentina are a very good team. They have greater experience than us, better attacking and better techniques. That’s what counts for their win over us. We next take on Algeria, the team we beat 3-1 in African Championship. So, I think we will beat them again. We will try our best.”

Emna Khalfa, team captain of Tunisia: “Argentina a good team. They are taller than us. We had a problem in blocking. They attacked so hard. I hope we can come out with better form in our next match and if possible, we will try our best to beat our rivals.”

  

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