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Great learning for the players, coaches of Brazil and Germany agree


Brazilian player Glauciele Silva gets into the court for Priscila Heldes. Brazil finished seventh after beating Germany on Saturday in Tijuana.

Tijuana, Mexico, Octobr 12, 2013 - The coaches of Brazil and Germany agreed that the U23 World Championship was a big learning experience for their players after a long week of competition in the cities of Tijuana and Mexicali. 


The captains, who finished atop in the final numbers for the seventh and eight places matches, also shared their thoughts on the tournament.


Ellen Braga, captain of Brazil: Congratulations to Germany for the match. We felt a little bit better, but we go with some kind of a sad feeling that we  knew that we could go for more and to get a medal. But I want to congratulate  all the team that went out and play.


Jenniffer Geerties, captain of Germany: Congratulations to Brazil. They did a very good job. I think we had more control in our system than yesterday and our reception was also very well. But in the end, It was also Brasil that had a better block and defense.


Jens Tietbohl, Coach of Germany: We are really happy about this eighth place at the World Championship because our setter and opposites didn’t have a high level like the other teams. So with our performance we are really really happy and now we can celebrate it. In the end w ego with a lot of positive things.


Claudio Lopes Pinheiro, coach of Brazil: Today our team had a very good result. But we are still dealing with the fact that we could not get into the semifinals. It was good to finish in the classification round but we feel that we don’t deserve it. Afterall this was a great learning experience for everybody, players organization and I congratulate everybody and the FIVB for the iniciative of a U23 World Championship.



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