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World Grand Prix 2004 - Press Info

Press conference

U.S.A. beat Italy 3-2 (25-20, 17-25, 18-25, 25-22, 17-15) - duration 1:59
16-Jul, start time: 18:00, end time: 19:59 - Attendance: 1'150
City: Hong Kong, China; Hall : Hong Kong Coliseum
YOSHIDA, Toshiaki (USA Coach)
"Although we won today, we are trying to be better."

CROSS-BATTLE, Tara (USA Captain)
"I am pleased we won, but I am still not too satisfied with how we played in the match. We are struggled for things to be better, and we will continue to fight till the end. I am happy with the way we fought today."

BONITTA, Marco (ITA Head Coach)
"We were not happy with the final results. Though leading in the fourth and fifth sets, we could not manage to get the sets due to strategic and technical problems. In fact, the US team players had played a good match."

RINIERI, Simona (ITA Captain)
"I think we had played a good match. We played point by point in the first match, and we had made some mistakes during the time-break. We will try to win tomorrow's match, keeping our good performance like today."