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World Grand Prix 2005 - Press Conference

Press conference

Cuba beat Italy 3-0 (27-25, 25-20, 30-28) - duration 1:20
26-Jun, start time: 20:00, end time: 21:20 - Attendance: 4'800
City: Reggio Calabria; Hall : Palacalafiore
Marco Bonitta (Italy - coach)
It is very hard to justify a 3-0. That became that we did not finalize the chance we had. In particular we committed some experience mistakes. I'm afraid because we did not win the first set. I appreciate the courage my team put on the match against a very competitive team like Cuba.

Eleonora Lo Bianco (Italy - captain)
Tonight we suffered in receiving skills and in blocking. We knew that Cuba was the strongest team of the whole pool but we did not expect to loose with a 3-0.

Felipe Calderon (Cuba - coach)
Italy gave us a lot of troubles in the first and in third set. We managed to win staying cool and calm in the crucial moments of the match

Yumilka Ruiz (Cuba - captain)
The match was very tight since its very first beginning. Cuba and Italy are very competitive team. Our victory has a reason. All worked out very very well