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Turkey's coach: 'We played with our all today'


Turkey’s coach Massimo Barbolini celebrates his team's win

Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, August 16, 2013 – Bronze medal winners of the 2012 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, Turkey, defeated the women from the Dominican Republic in a five-set thriller on Friday, winning 3-2 despite a two set deficit early on. Following the match, the coaches and captains from each team gathered to discuss the match.

Turkey’s coach Massimo Barbolini: "We played with our all today and we are happy to win this match, which was a very hard match. I’ve known this team for 16 years. They improved themselves every year.”

Turkey’s captain Neslihan Damel: “I'm so happy that we could win today, and now we will prepare for the future days. ”

Dominican Republic Marcos Kwiek: “ Turkey had a great play. So we must be adjust our strategies to make good effect.”

Dominican Republic captain Bethania De La Cruz de Pena: “We lost the good chance to win. But Turkey played great game. So we have to do our best for other games. ”

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