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Italy's coach: 'I have a group of players that can compete at this level'


Marco Mencarelli Italy's head coach

Montichiari, Italy, August 3, 2013 – Italy defeated Kazakhstan in three straight sets on Saturday 3-0 (28-26, 25-17, 25-13) in the 2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix.

Italian player Carolina Costagrande: "It was a great performance, and I’m satisfied with the outcome the game against a difficult opponent. The understanding of each other is improving day by day and we find ourselves very happy.”

Italy’s coach Marco Mencarelli: "We’re growing. Even in the bad moments of the first set we reacted well and I have a group of players that can compete at this level. Caterina Bosetti gave a great contribution to the victory.”

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