2005 Junior Women’s U 20 World Championship Ankara & Istanbul, Turkey
23 – 31 July 2005
Croatia beat U.S.A. 3-2 (25-15, 23-25, 25-13, 19-25, 15-13) - duration 1:52
27-Jul, start time: 16:45, end time: 18:37 - Attendance: 400
City: Ankara; Hall : Atatürk Sport Hall
NINO MATJACIC (CROATIA HEAD COACH):"I want to congratulate my players for this great struggle. We will play in a complete different way tomorrow. We will defeat Japan and go to Ýstanbul. We won the last set by trying the substitutes." DIANA RESCIC (CROATIA No. 7):"This is our first victory since we came together. Now we have a chance for going to Ýstanbul. We should forget about today and beat Japan tomorrow." COLLIER SHELTON (USA HEAD COACH):"I'm very disappointed. This was a very important match for us. We fought till the last set. My players are very young and they will learn to win." HARMOTTO CHRISTA (USA No.8):"We made a slow start. We fought with a great desire. But, the match didn't go on as we wished. We will certainly beat Turkey."