Bangkok, Thailand, July 22, 2017 - Thailand registered their second victory over Turkey amidst their home crowd at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix.
Thailand coach Danai Sriwacharamaytakul: I am satisfied with my team performance today. We were able to attack from our serving which caused them difficulties in attack.The big support from our fans was the main factor to our victory. I would like to thank the Thai fans who cheered for us today. With their cheering, my players had more confidence to play.
Thailand captain Pluemjit Thinkaow: Today we played well both offensively and defensively. They struggled with their service reception, so it was easy for us to play against them. We were able to play according to our game plan,o ur combination plays, which caused them some problems. I am very happy that we won at least one match in our home soil. It is going to be very tough match to play against Italy tomorrow. They are a very strong team with good basic and they have good spikers. We have to work hard in order to challenge them. But we will play our best to please our fans.
Turkey coach Giovanni Guidetti: I feel ashamed. It was the worst match ever of my career. Sorry for the Thai fans that it wasn’t a good volleyball match. Congratulations to Thailand for their victory.
Turkey captain Fatma Yildirim: I have nothing much to say because we lost. Congratulations to Thailand for their win. They played very well and they had a huge fan coming to support them today.