FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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"It was a good fighting for both team," says France captain


Big smiles on the faces of France coach Stephane Faure and captain Trevor Clevenot after win over Brazil

France coach Stephane Faure:

"This match was not important but it is always good to play game like that. Playing against Brazil is always a great opportunity. We tried hard to beat them. After the third set our game got better. Brazil is a great team, they are physically strong. It was a great game. We are very happy about the result. However, if we ever play against Brazil, it won't be the same."

France captain Trevor Clevenot:

"It is very important to play matches like this because of the ranking. Playing against Brazil was full of emotions. We played good on the first and second set. Then we got tired because this is our third match. So it was a good fighting for both team."

Brazil coach Leonardo Carvalho:

"We were beaten easily against France. We couldn’t control our play. We were emotional which led us to make mistakes. In the last three sets we tried to play well but they served harder."

Brazil team captain Thiago Veloso:

"I think the first and the second sets we played very bad but in the third set we started to play. Our volleyball came back. We couldn't beat them but we will keep going to play better."


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