Ankara, Turkey, August 14, 2015 – Bulgaria outplayed Egypt in straight sets 25-16, 25-18, 25-15 in Pool A on Friday afternoon. Find out more about the coach’s and player’s view of the game.
Bulgaria coach Atanas Lazarov: We’ve used many options today. My players were focused and clever. I liked the team spirit we’ve displayed.
Bulgaria captain Petya Barakova: We played well today. Now we are looking forward to Saturday’s game versus hosts Turkey. It’s great to play in front of such a fantastic home crowd.
Egypt coach Strahil Pantchev: The curious fact is that I played against my own country today. Bulgaria played very well and deserved the victory. I'm satisfied with my players.
Egypt captain Farida El Askalany: For the first ten points we played well and after that I don't know what happened to us. This was not the best we can do. We can and will do better.