Riffa, Bahrain, August 24, 2017 – Egypt captain George Bakhit said that his team hit the target of making it in the top eight after their five set win over Cuba in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Thursday.
Egypt captain George Bakhit:
I am happy to be in the top eight. I am glad that we hit our target. We have a great team that played against a tough team in a very difficult match.Egypt coach Nehad Shehata:
I told my players that to become stars in this sport, they must know how to play against star teams. I have a very good team and they listened to my instructions very well in this match.Quick links - Volleyball:
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Cuba coach Jesus Angel Cruz Lopez:
All we had to do was win and we didn’t play well in the end. It is very important to play and be decisive, but the players weren’t decisive and that caused us this match.