Spain's Manuel Sevillano wants team to seek every chance for victory
Puerto Rico, June 6, 2014 – The Spaniards were not able to rise to the
expectations of an ideal season debut at the FIVB Volleyball World League as
Slovakia proved too strong for them in their first Pool G encounter at the Guillermo
Angulo Coliseum on Friday.
After winning each and every title in the Spanish domestic competitions, the 1.93m-tall player tried his luck abroad and is currently lined-up with French club of Saint Nazaire VB Atlantique.
Sevillano’s analysis of their game left a poignant lesson for the team.
“Bearing in mind all the mistakes we made, the silver lining for us is that we stood up to our rivals throughout the match, with the exception of the first set,” Sevillano pointed out. “The lesson is that we must seize all the opportunities for victory that we have.”
with Guillermo Hernan, are one of the remaining members of the team that
reached glory in 2007 CEV European Championship. Sevillano has made the
transition from wing spiker to libero to be able to continue playing in the
national team, while offering his experience to his younger teammates.