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Tofoli - "We have to work hard if we make to the final”


Italy coach Paolo Tofoli filled in for regular coach Marco Mencarelli

Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, August 17, 2013 –  The Dominican Republic defeated Italy in a five-set thriller 3-2 despite a two set deficit early on.

Italy coach Paolo Tofoli: " This is a hard match. We are the younger team in this match. We are glad that the score was close which means we had the chance to win. ”

Italy No.9 Caterina Bosetti: “ We are the same level but due to some mistakes, we can not take this match.”

Dominican Republic Marcos Kwiek: “We knew this would be a hard match. It was not until the final set could we win. We didn’t let our players do training this morning so as to give them enough rest. We are also glad that we can have such a nice match with Italy. We learned a lot from this match.”

Dominican Republic No.5 Brenda Castillo: “We like thank the cheer from the media, we also had some mistakes but we cheer each other up and finally we won the match.”

 


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