FIVB - Women's Volleyball World Cup 2011

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Samuels not satisfied despite Cuba's victory


Orlando Samuels hopes hist team will have better reception in the next two matches

Daisuke Usami, captain of Japan: “Cuba established their game over the net but I think it was a good start for us. Tomorrow we have to use new combinations relying on our velocity against Russia.”

Wilfredo Leon, captain of Cuba: “It was a good match as we had big competition, but in the end we were able to win with our blocking. We have some tough remaining matches but I hope our game will continue to improve. As a captain I have a big responsibility and even though I am very young I have accepted the challenge.”

Tatsuya Ueta, coach of Japan: “Credit to Cuba, they blocked and served well. I think we played well but tomorrow we will try to change our pace to see if we can change the result.”

Orlando Samuels, coach of Cuba: “We won but I am not satisfied. We had good moments but we also had some down moments. We need to improve our reception in the next matches to get better results against two teams against whom you can’t afford many errors.”


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