Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 28, 2017 - Italy coach Michele Totire was unhappy with his team's performance, despite their victory against Egypt.
Michele Totire, coach of Italy: "Yes, we won but it was a bad match. We played slow, I am happy with the win but it was difficult. There are many differences between these two teams and that influenced our mental preparation."
Gianluca Galassi captain of Italy: "We are very happy and want to achieve the best ranking possible. Now we are preparing for next matches."
Maged Mohamed, captain of Egypt:
"We played against a good team, they have a solid history and the time of the match affected our team, this is the first match we played at 12:30."
Abdelrahman Seoudy captain of Egypt: "We played the first and second set well. We have a lack of sleep and that affected our play."