Friday, 14 May 2021
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Best game for Bulgaria, worst for Cuba

Brilliant Bulgarian fans are recognized by Cuban players as brilliant
Silvano Prandi, coach of Bulgaria:
I agree that it was our best match. However we did not play very good volleyball. We use some float serve today but we need our best weapon - the jump serve. Thanks for the public today they were very supportive. This helped for our best menthality, we were patient enough to rebuild attacks and to wait for opponents' mistakes. We played well today but we had a lot to improve.
Plamen Konstantinov, captain of Bulgaria:
Our best match in the World League. We started today as we finished yesterday. It was very important to keep this self esteem and inertion. That was the face of the team we all wanted to see. Statistics and tactics help a lot but if you do not have winner mentality, nothing is in favour. I am glad that we lost the fear of opponents today.
Orlando Samuel, coach of Cuba:
It was our worst play in the World League. We travel with 12 players only (2 liberos) and the guys are all tired - both physically and menthaly. Only 1 or 2 players are can play in this conditions. Bulgaria was very good at defence today. Now we have to recover. We aim to win two matches against Japan and to qualify for the finals. If we do that then we are all right.
Roberlandy Simon, captain of Cuba:
We have to forget this match now. We have to win against Japan next week. We want and we will try to qualify for the finals. Varna has incredible crowd and I thank them.

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