Conegliano, Italy, May 30, 2019 – The Dominican Republic obtained its first success in 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Pool 5 against USA on the final day of action in Italy on Thursday.
USA player Jordyn Poulter: “The match was a battle. Overall I think they just pushed a lot in the end and it made the difference. There will be plenty of opportunities to grow in preparation for next week.”
Dominican Republic coach Marcos Kwiek: “We are very happy with the win. The game was very difficult and intense. Both teams played sustained volleyball.”
Dominican Republic captain Prisilla Rivera: “We are very happy to claim two points in this stage, especially because it was against the USA, a very strong team. Our game has grown a lot and it’s a good thing because tomorrow we’re going to Thailand, which is a great opportunity.”