Our strategy didn’t work –Belgium Captain


Angelina Emelina of team Russia spikes against Belgium

Callao, Peru, August 9, 2015 – Russia claim their second win in Pool C of the FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U18 World Championship at Miguel Grau.

Daria Ryseva, captain of Russia: We made some mistakes and that took us out of the game in some moments, however, I think we did a great match and we managed to control our nerves to get the victory.

Coppin, Charlote, captain of Belgium: We as a team have developed a game strategy that at the end didn’t work out as we thought, that’s the reason why we lost.

Safronova Svetlana, coach of Russia: We think Belgium is a great team, very technical, they complicated us in some parts of the match, but this time we controlled them and took our second victory.

Fien Callens, Belgium Couch said: Russia is a powerfull and a very tall opponent. Our strategy was to have a strong serving to complicate their game, unfortunately that didn’t happen, so we have to look forward and keep working because there are thing that we have to improve


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