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Roman Mannix: Puerto Rico keep fighting

Krakow, Poland, September 6, 2014 "We are going to play our best till the end", said Roman Mannix, the best blocker of Puerto Rico’s team after the surprising victory 3:1 against Italy.

The first victory and a great surprise for all of us. How do you feel after this amazing game?

Mannix: I’m really happy and proud of us. We knew that Italy is a very good team but we were prepared well for this game. Our whole team did a fantastic job

How do you feel about tomorrow’s last game against Iran? We have already known that they can win against the USA but on the other hand they have lost against France.

"We know how Iran plays, we have seen that they are a great team as well. Tomorrow’s game is going to be difficult but we do believe that after today’s win we are going to be enough motivated."

What do you think about the whole tournament? How would you describe the week so far?

"It’s a very good tournament. We are really proud of the fact that we can play here. We are going to play our best till the end...

Who is going to win the World Championships in Poland? Do you have your type?

"Puerto Rico is going to win, obviously!"

The last question is: What do you think about the atmosphere in the Krakow Arena and the fans which were supporting you so strongly?

"The atmosphere and the fans were admirable. We were very surprised that we had so many supporters. I would like to thank them for their involvement." 


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