FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Czech Republic coach Ondrej Marek: We could lose the game, and that was just us


Czech republic coach Marek Ondrej

Brno, Czech Republic, June 28, 2013 – Czech Republic win against Egypt 3-2

Egypt captain Farida El Askalany: I’m very satisfied with our performance, with what we showed today. But I’m also disappointed because we were very close to win, and we couldn’t take that chance. At the end of the set, the experience of Czech players was crucial.

Egypt coach Hesham Badrawy: In the first set we made lot of mistakes due to our lack of experience. In the second set we showed a better performance. But than we had to win the game and we did not.

Czech Republic captain Lucie Herbo?ková: After the first set, that we easily won, we made a lot mistakes and gave Egypt the chance to win. In the fifth set we showed that together we are team. I want to thank the spectators: they pushed us today to the victory.

Czech Republic coach Ondrej Marek: We could lose the game, and that was just us. In the fifth set we started with the starting six again and for the first time it was Egypt to be under pressure: as I hoped, they could not win. But we must play better.

 

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