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Benjamin Toniutti: "We both played an extremely good game"




Toulouse, France, June 23, 2013--France defeated Poland if five sets for the second match in a row. 

Andrea Anastasi, Poland's head coach: "I just want to congratulate France. I am happy for them."

Marcin Mozdzonek, Poland's captain: "France deserved the victory. They were amazing on defense all game."

Laurent Tillie, France's head coach: "My players had to suffer to win the game. But they gave everything to be successful. They played tonight with all their heart and all their resources. I am proud of my team. Every player is always ready to come into the game and play his part. Our team spirit could be our main strength. They keep it the same way when we lose and when we win."

Benjamin Toniutti, France's captain: "It was even harder to win tonight than on Friday night. We had to draw all our resources. We devote so much faith and energy into the match that eventually our opponents get tired. But tonight we both played an extremely good game. I am sure the crowd enjoyed it, because they watched some very high level volleyball."


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