Team unity and desire guide Germany to win


Germany's Merle Weidt celebrates the move to quarterfinals

Lima, Peru, August 13, 2015 – It took a while for Germany to get into their rhythm but once they got it there was no doubt about which was the superior team of the contest against Mexico.

Jens Tietbohl, coach of Germany: We suffered a little bit before catching our rhythm and the last set was close at the end. It was tough to play against Mexico. At the end of the day the team unity and some solid plays gave us the necessary advantage.

Hana Orthmann, top scorer of Germany: It took us a while before getting into the match. It was not an easy match but our desire was a key to get the victory. It is a good feeling to move into the quarterfinals and we are ready to battle until the end.

Ricardo Naranjo, coach of Mexico: It was a tough match for us considering Germany is a more consistent team. We had a game plan and followed it. We are satisfied with our results and about achieving our goal of playing at the same level with teams better prepared than us.

Gabriela Perez, top scorer of Mexico: It was a difficult match against an opponent we didn’t have much information. We gave a good try but it was not enough. I am glad for achieving things we have done never before. We are satisfied with our results in our first world championship.


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