FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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For Brazil's Lucas Loh, it was an important win to "remove the tension"


Home crowd played a role in the game according to Dominican captain Figueroa

Lucas Loh, Brazil player: "It was a good game for us, we could remove the tension of the first game. It 's important to start this tournament with the right foot. We have to face all teams with an aggressive attitude in the field. I don't think this was an easy game, we just are very focused and look forward to a win."

Luis Adames Figueroa, Dominican Republic captain: "To play here in Brazil is a dream, but it's also very difficult because all the people is against you. We tried our best through the entire game. For us, being in this World Championship is the result of bots effort and struggle, so we're very proud of participate here."

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