FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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"We gained a lot from this tournament," Estonia coach


Estonia coach Urmas Tali and captain Ronald Jarv showing their place on championship

Estonia coach Urmas Tali:

“It was a very good match for us. We are not used to play at this time. Now today will be a long day. However, our team had very good concentration. We didn’t give the chance for Venezuela to block our attacks. I’m very happy about 17th place in this tournament. Of course this is not our level but the experience we gained from this tournament is very important to us.”

Estonia team captain Ronald Jarv:

“Well, it was a morning game. We are not used to play this early. We managed to play very well. I think, we dominated throughout the game. I think attack was difficult for Venezuela players to block. Now the tournament is over for us. We are going to enjoy Izmir and celebration can begin.”

Venezuela coach Roberto Garcia:

“Congratulations to Estonia. Today we de didn't play well, especially in the last set. This was our last match and now we are waiting for Rwanda-Morocco match to be ranked. Thank you for Turkish Volleyball Federation and FIVB for such a great organization. It was a good experience for all teams.”

Venezuela captain Emerson Rodriguez:

Today we didn't play play good. We lost our concentration. Estonia did a good job. We gained a lot from this championship. These for Venezuelan volleyball future.”


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