Italy beat Cuba 3-1 (25-21, 26-28, 25-22, 27-25) - duration 1:55
31-Jul, start time: 21:25, end time: 23:20 - Attendance: 5'800
City: Reggio Calabria; Hall : Palapentimele hall
Manuela Leggeri (Italy captain): "I'm very happy. We played a complete match with tactics, spirit and heart. When we were down we managed to get ourselves up again and get infront of Cuba. We are very proud."
Yumilka Ruiz (Cuba captain): "Italy worked very well and that's why they won."
Marco Bonitta (Italy head coach): "We entered the World Grand Prix to test our players. Today we are celebrating the victory of the whole team, not only of six or seven players. They are working together and are helping each other."
Luis Felipe Calderon (Cuba head coach): "We didn't maintain the right concentration during the duration of the match, as Italy definitely did. Italy is a very high level team, and the coach can count on a group of high level players. We wish Italy the best for tomorrow's match."