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It was a good round for us: Italy coach Marco Mencarelli


Italy coach Marco Mencarelli chats with Giovanni Guidetti, the coach of Germany

Montichiari, Italy, August 4, 2013 – Italy held off a German fightback to record their third straight win in the FIVB World Grand Prix on Sunday, beating the Germans 25-23, 25-20, 24-26, 25-20 in Montichiari. Germany’s record fell to 1-2.

Marco Mencarelli, Italy’s coach: “It was a good World Grand Prix round for us. Tonight, I could see the team on court and the girls could not do any better in terms of hard work, team spirit and cohesion.”

Valentina Diouf, Italy opposite: “It was a good game and we reacted to the difficulties we had. Our team is improving and in the following games we’ll be able to manage those moments better.”

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