Japan scored 10 blocks against France in their 3-2 win in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship
Riffa, Bahrain, August 20, 2017 – Japan coach Hiroshi Honda said that blocking was the key to their 3-2 victory over France in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Sunday.Japan coach Hiroshi Honda:
It was a very tough match. We played with good defence and our blocking was key. We will now prepare for our match against Poland. Our goal now is to play at a high level in every match before we can start thinking of qualification.Japan captain Kento Miyaura:
France are a very strong team. We managed to stay motivated in the game and to stick to our strategy. We had great control of our mind and strategy in this game.