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World League 2003 - Press Info

Press conference

Czech Republic beat Japan 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-18) - duration 1:19
08-Jun, start time: 14:37, end time: 15:56 - Attendance: 3,048
Pavel Rerábek, coach of the Czech Republic: " This is a very valuable victory because we did not lose a set and this will be very important for us. I appreciate the approach of the whole team, because we had to overcome some difficult moments."
Ivo Dubs, captain of the Czech Republic: " It was a very difficult match, especially at the beginning. The Japanese team played good in defence today."
Izumikawa Masayuki, captain of Japan: " If we want to succeed against the Czech Republic in Japan we have to improve our serve and reception."
Mikiyasu Tanaka, coach of the Japan: " Both matches were very similar, we weren't able to receive our opponents' serve and we ourselves had a very bad serve. It is hard to win when you are not good at this skill."