FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Korea avoid mistakes, will focus to get ninth place

Kaan Gulec of Turkey in an attempt to spike against Korea.

Mexicali, Mexico, July 5 2013 - The team of Korea made the right adjustements and played with a great technique against Turkey, to keep on the contention for ninth place at FIVB Boys' U19 World Championship. 

Dong-Geun Jeong, captain of Korea: "We played really high with the block. Our players calmed down before, and everyone were focus in doing their job at this match."

Yigit Gulmezoglu, captain of Turkey: "We couldn't play very well tonight and in the end there was a referee decision in a final play."

Ali Kazi Hidayetoglu, coach of Turkey: “Korea is a good team. I congratulate them. In a world championship when you have a difference of two points the decision of a referee is important. However in our case our mistakes let us fall down, and once again, Korea played very well and congratulations to Korea."

Youngil Kim, coach of Korea: "We did our best, because we aspire to a better place. We will play better for the rest of the matches, Turkey is a great team. We worked very well in our blocking game and attacked to get the points."


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