FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2012

Press release

Abondanza happy to defend the title


Angelina Hubner-Grun contributed with several key points to the victory of Rabita Baku over Fenerbahce

Seda Tokatlioglu, captain of Fenerbahce: “We lost, this was not our best performance as we did many mistakes. We wanted to get to the final but we have lost.”

Mira Golubovic, captain of Rabita Baku: “I can say that today’s match which we won with  3 - 0 was very important, because we had to achieve the best result and we fought till the end. I am happy that tomorrow we are in the final match. I was expecting this from my team. We will try to defend our title from last year.”

Kamil Soz, coach of Fenerbahce: “I want to congratulate Rabita Baku. We tried to play well but it was difficult to win this game against a very strong team. In the first and second set we were good but then we lost concentration and it was very easy for them.”

Marcello Abbondanza , coach of Rabita Baku: “For us  it was very important victory because we have new players in the team and we are happy to be able to defend the title we won last year. It is important to reach the Final.”


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