Thai coach Jarun Niemtuptim added they "could follow the plan for the match"
Rosario, Argentina, August 23, 2017 - After their first win of the competition, Thailand has now recharged their energies as coach Jarun Niemtuptim explained the victory did wonders for them. Nevertheless, he also warned about the higher challenge of upcoming rivals.
Jarun Niemtuptim, Thailand coach: “Today we won because of our serving technique; we could follow the plan we had for the match. Now the players are more confident; Cuba and Mexico, our next rivals, will be tougher because of their height, but as we won today my players will play better.”
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Pannapa Chanphuk, Thailand captain: “In the Asian Championship we lost to them 3-2, but today we could win, so we are delighted. It's fantastic for us to play so far away from home and having some supporters; we want to thank them very much for coming to see us fight and cheer.”
Xu Jiande, China coach: “We didn't play well technically. They beat us both on tactics and technique.”
Chen Fanglin, China captain: “We had the choices but we couldn't take them.”