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"We are really satisfied about our play," says Italy coach


Italian captain Edoardo Picco was satisfied with victory over Russia

Italy coach Marco Bonitta 

“We are really satisfied. We come back to court. Today we played well, not during all the game but in the important moments. Especially during the tie-break we did good job. We reached the fourth place but we are really satisfied about our play. I think match against Serbia will be similar like today because Serbia is one of the strongest team in the world. It will be difficult for us but we came here to win.”

Italy team captain Edoardo Picco:

“We did a really good match and we prepared well for this game. Now we have a match against Serbia and they are one of the strongest team in the world. We will do our best to win”

Russia coach Mikhail Nikolaev:

“Today we lost but we are still first in the group. We will work on our mistakes. Our next match is against Tunisia, we had friendly match with Tunisia before. I hope it will be good game.”

Russia captain Egor Feokistov:

“Congratulations to Italy. It was a good game. We lost the match because we made a lot of mistakes. We will work on those mistakes and will be better against Tunisia.”


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