Ankara, Turkey, August 13, 2015 – China defeated Japan 3-1 (23-25, 25-16, 25-22, 27-25) in Thursday’s last Pool B match. Read what coaches and captains said after the match.
China coach Jiande Xu: It was a very tough match tonight. The sets were very tense. We are happy with what we have achieved.
China captain Xintong Chen: Our mental strength helped us to stay focused in the crucial moments of the match.
Japan coach Abo Kiyoshi: We had a chance to win but we played against a very strong team, though I am overall satisfied with my team’s performance.
Japan captain Yamauchi Misaki: Tonight we played well and we’re here to win. We just need to modify our serves and receptions for the upcoming games.