FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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"I am very happy with my team's performance," says Venezuela coach


Post match interview with Russia coach Mikhail Nikolaev and captain Egor Feoktistov

Russia coach Mikal Nikolaev:

"Today we tried various tactics and practiced. This match is very useful for us. Pool D is really strong and we are doing our best to win all games."

Russia team captain Alexey Kobilev:

"We couldn’t concentrate in the third set but we played well. Then we bounced back and get together as a team to win the fourth set and the game."

Venezuela coach Roberto Garcia:

"Russia is a strong team, congratulations Russians. I’m very happy today even though we didn’t win. However we played very well. We lost but for me we won.  All the players did their best to win. Now it’s time to think about the next matches, it is possible for us to win the match tomorrow against Brazil."

Venezuela team captain Emerson Rodriguez:

"I’m very happy with today’s game. We were less nervous which let us to get the third set. Russia played really well. I think the previous match with France is the reason for our motivation. At the end, we gave our hearts for today’s match." 


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