FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Nehemiah Mote and "the little Australia coming to the world's top level"


Middle blocker Mote assured the team will still look for their first win against Mexico

Leonid Shchadilov, Russia player: "We are trying to reach our best form for the games that are yet to come. We are improving, but we would still like to work a little in our defence and serving. Now we have to face Serbia so we will try to show our best volleyball so far."

Nehemiah Mote, Australia player: "We are an unexperienced team and Russia is the opposite to that, they're very powerful. But there's always room for improvement and we want to prove we can compete against these strong teams. Initially, we knew this was about that, the little Australia coming to the world's top level, but if we win tomorrow [against Mexico] we can take some positive things out of this."

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