Ankara, Turkey, August 12, 2015 – Italy defeated Bulgaria in straight sets 25-23, 25-20, 25-19 in Pool A on Wednesday afternoon. Read what coaches and captains said after the match.
Italy coach Luca Cristofani: We needed some time to find our rhythm. However, we still don’t know exactly where we stand. My team is very young.
Italy captain Sofia D’Odorico: We felt some pressure at the start of the match. We are happy with today’s win but need to find more stability in the next games.
Bulgaria coach Atanas Lazarov: We played good today but made mistakes on counter attacks. I congratulate Italy and my team.
Bulgaria captain Petya Barakova: This game was extremely tough but we will compete to the very end.