Rosamaria made some brilliant plays against the Netherlands in their five-set match in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals
Nanjing, China, August 3, 2017 – Netherlands captain Maret Balkestein-Grotheus said that Brazil played smarter than her team in crucial moments of their five-set encounter in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Finals on Thursday.
Netherlands captain Maret Balkestein-Grothues: It was an interesting high-level match. We put a lot of pressure on the serve today but they also did the same to us. In the end, Brazil played smarter than us. We have a good feeling and we look forward to facing China tomorrow.
Netherlands coach Jamie Morrison: We had a good battle today. As my captain said, it was an interesting high-level match and Brazil had a smart win. We are disappointed that we lost tonight but we still have one more chance tomorrow against China.