Dominican Republic celebrate their hard-fought five-set win over Croatia
Rome, Italy, September 25, 2014 - Dominican Republic went up two sets against Croatia, but needed all five sets to pull off the 3-2 victory (25-22, 25-13, 22-25, 24-26, 19-17).Croatia coach Angelo Vercesi:
"Dominican team is a very good team, they are used to play this match, they play a lot of international competition, and often the go far away in this events. Dominican coach has a team that play together from 6 years.Tuesday we won a set, today we have won two set and the next time we wish to play well to win the match.”Croatia Captain Poljak said:
"We have fought untill the end, but we don’t be successful to win. We are happy for the game, but not for the final score. We think to the next match.”Dominican Republic coach Marcos Kwiek:
"I don’t know if we will fill the first spot, but it was important to win today against a difficult opponent like Croatia. This is an strong tournament, there is Italy that play in home and it is a great team, but we will play match to match. Gina Mambru isn’t a high player, but she work a lot and she work very hard every day.”Dominican Republic captain Bethania De la Cruz De Peña:
"We are happy to have extended to three our winning streak in this World championship. I don’t know where this team can arrive, but we want to continue our way trying to do tour best.