Japan beat Cuba 3-2 (18-25, 25-18, 25-20, 19-25, 15-13) - duration 1.48
26-Jul, start time: 15.07, end time: 16.55 - Attendance: 250
Japan coach Yanagimoto Shoichi: we got stronger thanks to the win against Italy. It shows that step by step we can get the possibility to get better and to guarantee a national team better and better. I am very glad that the couple Oyama-Kurihara gave wonderful results.
Japan captain Yoscihara Tomoko: we are all satisfied of the result and of the whole competition. The team is now much happier.
The Cuban team preferred not to give declarations.