Ankara, Turkey, August 19, 2015 – China defeated Italy in straight sets (25-21, 25-20, 27-25) to finish fifth at 2015 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U23 World Championship in Ankara, Turkey. Read what coaches and captains said after the match.
China coach Jiande Xu: We played well. We showed a strong overall performance during the tournament.
China top scorer Meili Song: We displayed a strong team work today. We have improved a lot during the tournament.
Italy coach Luca Cristofani: We came here with a very young team. It was important to gain experience. I am sure we played an excellent tournament.
Italy player Anastasia Guerra: Although we lost, we played a good match today. We showed great team spirit and played for each other.