České Budějovice, Czech Republic, June 25, 2017 – The battle was on for the ninth place in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship on Sunday where Italy faced Ukraine.
Mykola Pasazhin, coach of Ukraine: “This is life. You win some, you lose some. We expected better results from the team before we left, this is a big disappointment.”
Michele Totire coach of Italy: “Finally! After yesterday’s match, now we played well. Now, I want to improve from here to demonstrate that Italy is alive and worth of being in this tournament.”