FIVB Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournament 2012 | Bulgaria

Press release

Vladimir Nikolov: This victory is very important, a dream comes true


Bulgarians had to struggle every point they have scored but were extremely happy at the end

Sofia, Bulgaria, June 09, 2012 - Bulgaria overwhelmed France in a very difficult match 3-1

Bulgaria coach, Radostin Stoytchev: "We are very happy because of the victory. I knew we had to fight for this victory and we had to suffer it to win this match. The adrenaline and the tension were too big but I am happy because of the boys, the audience and the people in front of the television. Today is a really good day for the Bulgarian sport and the Bulgarian volleyball".

Bulgaria captain Vladimir Nikolov: "The victory is very important for us and it is a dream comes true because our team worked 2 years to achieve that. I am really happy and we won because we made less personal mistakes and because of the amazing block of Teodor Todorov".

France coach Philippe Blain: "We are tired and sad because of the loss but I am proud of the spirit of my boys. Unfortunately, we made more mistakes and that decided the match and Kaziyski had really good serves tonight".

France captain Pierre Pujol: "Bulgaria played really good, made a good match and I just wish them all the best in London. For us it is a big disappointment because we prepared this match for
 the last 4 years. Now it is important to work and continue to grow up as a team. Bulgaria played better in the key moments and managed better the free balls, and also we made some tactical mistakes".


Download highresolution

| More

More press releases

   
10.06.2012 22:38:25
Bulgaria earn Olympic Games ticket

10.06.2012 21:58:22
Vladimir Nikolov: We won the match and sealed our visas for the Olympic Games

10.06.2012 21:18:43
Bulgaria at the Olympic Games with three victories in Sofia

10.06.2012 18:50:12
Pakistan steal a set from France

10.06.2012 18:34:29
Pierre Pujol: Today Pakistan won their first set in the tournament

10.06.2012 15:56:15
Video - Pakistan captain Naseer Ahmed sees bright future for his team

09.06.2012 22:57:04
One step forward for Bulgaria towards London

09.06.2012 22:15:15
Bulgaria almost made it to the Olympics winning a heartbreaking thriller against France

09.06.2012 18:16:08
Egypt captain: We started playing better and we will do our best against Bulgaria

09.06.2012 17:56:49
Egypt with hopes still alive

09.06.2012 17:14:38
Bulgaria team willing to help former teammate Peter Uzunov

09.06.2012 15:49:04
Video - Egypt coach points out problems

08.06.2012 22:01:23
First wins for France and Bulgaria

08.06.2012 21:15:25
Radostin Stoytchev: Our goal is to qualify for the Olympics

08.06.2012 21:15:15
Pakistan tried but did not clouded the start of Bulgaria

08.06.2012 19:09:45
Philippe Blain: We had a very bad match but we made a good victory

08.06.2012 18:27:19
France start easy against Egypt

08.06.2012 15:55:10
Video - Bulgaria-France a very interesting game says Kaziyski

08.06.2012 12:57:53
Video - Pierre Pujol: “We’ve to focus first on Egypt”

07.06.2012 16:16:03
WOQT - Four coaches dream of ticket to London

06.06.2012 14:06:45
A ticket to London awaits for booking in Sofia

03.06.2012 21:59:49
France beat Czech Rep in Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament warm-up

31.05.2012 11:59:26
Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament schedules finalised