Ankara, Turkey, August 14, 2015 – Italy swept Colombia 3-0 (23-19, 26-24, 25-21) in Friday’s first Pool A match. Read what coaches and captains said after the match.
Italy coach Luca Cristofani: Colombia played at their highest level in the second and third set. We saw them against Bulgaria and knew about their strength. However, my team kept calm and took the right decisions.
Italy setter Carlotta Cambi: Our strong determination helped us to win the second and third set. We were warned Colombia was a strong opponent.
Colombia coach Eduardo Guillaume: We lost but we played well. We improved our game set by set. I think in the second and third set, we played very well. Italy is a good and young team.
Colombia top scorer Amanda: We showed a strong will. Unfortunately, we committed too many mistakes what was the key factor for our loss today.