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"Happy with the result" - Bulgaria coach Placi


Bulgaria coach Camillo Placi was impressed with Aleksiev and Lyneel

Montbeliard, France, June 7, 2013 – Bulgaria coach Camillo Placi was impressed with his team's come-from-behind-victory against France on Friday.

Bulgaria coach
Camillo Placi: “I’m happy with the result, but maybe happier with the way both team played. It was a very good game, with two very good players, Julien Lyneel on the French side, and Todor Aleksiev on our squad. Both were very successfull in offence, with 64 percent in attack, a very rare number.”

France coach Laurent Tille: "Julien Lyneel was a good surprise. Julien proved that he can change a game by himself. We let them do seven aces in the fourth and fifth sets, it’s too much for a team like France, which is supposed to be solid in defence.”

France captain Benjamin Toniutti: “We need to analyse our mistakes and to come back stronger.”

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