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Women s Olympic Games 2004 - Press Conference

Press conference

Brazil beat Japan 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-21) - duration 1:13
14-Aug, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:13 - Attendance: 2'600
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Shoici Yanagimoto (JPN) - Head coach

On the Japanese team's perfomance:
"We did not play the game as we wanted. I did not expect this performance. Brazil was very careful and knew how to play against us."

On whether having no previous experience at the Olympic Games affected the team's performance:
"Yes, it did affect our performance. The experience is important and this is what made the difference between the two teams. I only just started to build my team one year ago".

Jose Roberto Guimaraes (BRA) - Head coach

On the Brazilian team's performance:
"The team was nervous at the beginning. After, we started pressuring the Japanese. It was difficult as they have a difficult and quick team. Now we concentrate on Kenya."

On the makeup of the team:
"Probably, I will change the synthesis completely and use the reserve players.".

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