Ankara, Turkey, August 13, 2015 - Turkey protected its victory with a full head on clash with Italy during Thursday’s match securing a 3-1 win (25-15, 22-25, 25-18, 25-22). Read more about the coach’s and captain's views of the match.
Turkey Coach Ferhat Akbaş: I'm really happy that we won the match, because they are very good opponents. This game was important for our pool. We got 3 points and we raised our victory number. This win is a good motivation for our next games.
Turkey player Hande Baladin: We are a team that has full energy. When we fight and raise our energy, there is nothing we can't do.
Italy player Anna Danesi: I’m very happy eventhough we have lost the match because it was difficult to play in front of the host crowd but I think we still played well.
Italy coach Christofani Luca: I didn’t think we played that bad as Turkey is one of the strongest opponents in the group, the match went head to head.