FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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We played with more energy and passion: McMillan


USA players celebrate a five sets victory against Korea.

Mexicali, Mexico July 1 2013 - For The United States' Coach Colin McMillan the match against Korea was really important to keep aspirations for second round and so it was for Kim Youngil, who remarked that fails on reception really affected his team.  

Colin McMillan, coach of USA: "After last night match  We said that we had to play with more energy and passion. We did that. Technically Korea is a team with a very complex offense."

Christian Blough, captain of USA: “Korea played a hard fought match. It could be decided on any side. Fortunately it was for us. The difference was physically on the net.”

Kim Youngil, coach of Korea: “The block of USA was good. The reason why we lost was on reception." 

Dong-Geun Jeong, captain of Korea: "It was really nice to play against USA a very powerful team, but things in the end were not good for us." 

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