Akono happy to end with even record in Group Three


Cameroon players and technical staff celebrate their 3-2 win over host Trinidad and Tobago in their FIVB Women's World Grand Prix Group Three Pool D-3 match at the National Cycling Centre, in Balmain, Couva.

Couva, Trinidad, July 16, 2017 - Jean-Rene Akono, coach of Cameroon was happy that his team won its final match against Trinidad and Tobago 3-2 to end with a 3-3 record in Group Three of the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Prix.

Jean-Rene Akono, coach of Cameroon: It is a good experience being here especially as we completed with three wins and three defeats.

Christelle Tchoudjang, captain of Cameroon: The game was difficult. Trinidad and Tobago is a good physical and technical team. The team who won today made less errors. Finishing with three wins and losses overall we are satisfied because it our first time in the competition.

Francisco Cruz, coach of Trinidad and Tobago: It’s a big challenge to play against these teams. They train and play against good teams regularly and we need to play more matches to help our concentration.

Renele Forde, captain of Trinidad and Tobago:  I’m proud of the team despite the loss. We made errors in keys moments that cost us the game. We had good points in our blocking and serving.


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