FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Venezuela aim for 5th place and Mexico want a proper goodbye


Both Orellana from Mexico and Contreras from Venezuela face to face at the net

Jhoser Contreras, Venezuela player: "Since we left the hotel today we were focused on achieving our goal of making it into the best eight teams of the world. Here we played against some very strong teams that we never faced before, but as the days went on we raised our rhythm. Now we want to finish in the fifth place."

Nestor Orellana, Mexico player: "I think in the first two sets we were anxious because it was a match we could win. We managed to do better in the third one, but it just wasn't enough. We're happy anyway, because we have grown since we got here, game fater game, and we want to say goodbye with a win."

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