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Win keeps alive our goal of reaching the Finals: Bulgaria coach


The coaches and captains of Bulgaria and Puerto Rico

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, August 9, 2013 – Bulgaria picked up three points after beating hosts Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-12) in the FIVB World Grand Prix on Friday.

Bulgaria coach Marcello Abbondanza: “I’m very happy with these three points; this keeps alive our goal of reaching the finals.”

Puerto Rico coach Rafael Olazagasti: “We work on our strategy for this game, but we couldn’t maintain our level. They beat us with their great height and offence at the net.”

Puerto Rico captain Yarimar Rosa: “I think that we had a good start but our serve failed and we needed that to reach our goal of winning.”

Bulgaria captain Strashimira Filipova: “We are very happy with this victory. This is our third in the World Grand Prix. Now we will work for the next match.” 


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