Egypt came back from one set down to defeat Mexico in five sets
Lima, Peru, August 11, 2015 – Egypt handled the pressure better than Mexico and succeeded in a nail-biting five-set duel at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum of Lima.
Abdeen Mohamed, coach of Egypt: We knew it was a must-win situation to recover from yesterday’s match and they did. It was our last chance and we took advantage of it. For that, I am very grateful of my team.
Nada Meawad, captain of Egypt: Today we played very well and our goal was to get a win 3-0 or 3-1 but Mexico battled hard. I am so proud about the job made by my team. Now we have to keep improving.
Ricardo Naranjo, coach of Mexico: “Congratulations to Egypt for executing in the key points. They managed the pressure better than us in an event like this one. Our girls made mistakes that cost us the match.
Karina Flores, captain of Mexico: Our system is of power and the opponents have been used more tactics. We lost the key points in defense and blocking and couldn’t control the anxiety. It was a great match and congratulations to Egypt.