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We are ready to face every team, Kuzyutkin claimed


Bulgaria captain Strashimira Filipova interviewed in the mixed zone

Samokov, Bulgaria, August 16, 2014 - Bulgaria is ready to face each team and that includes Czech Republic, coach Vladimir Kuzyutkin claimed while Kazakhstan is disappointed with the loss against the host team.


Bulgaria coach Vladimir Kozyutkin: All the time when we play like a real team is good for us and we it gives us result. In my opinion,  the team of Czech Republic deserved most to be in this final, but we are prepared to play against each team.

Bulgaria captain Strashimira Filipova: We were very prepared for the team of Kazakhstan. We really wanted this win badly and I think that we have used our opportunities in the best way. In the third set we had some downs but this is normal for women volleyball.

Kazakhstan coach Oleksand Gutor: In today’s women volleyball, psychology is a very important element. I think that we lost that game on this level. Congratulations for the team of Bulgaria.

Kazakhstan captain Korinna Ishimtseva: I am very disappointed by this loss. We had some ups and downs but we couldn’t use our chances. That’s why we lost this match.


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