Davide Mazzanti doesn’t just coddle Paola Egonu

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The words of Davide Mazzanti

Davide Mazzanti can be definitely satisfied with the victory achieved by Italvolley against China. “I am happy, especially because we need to feel the right sensations. I’m very happy for the girls, it’s just these feelings that sometimes are needed to make us play the volleyball we like. Maybe until now we had not felt them completely. Against China, the girls were creative. We went up; in the first set we were a little conservative and absurdly when that happens we become more foul. As time went on we started to do better and better. We were aggressive in batting, the wall-defense worked really well, and also the offense continued to be creative. From the second set on, we got better and better.”

“Now we will see who we will play against in the quarterfinals. The formula of this World Cup is a bit strange, however, we don’t think too much about who our opponent will be, the important thing will be to enter the court with the same feelings that have been with us these past months. When you enter the field of play you do it trying to do your best, we are sure that no one will give us anything. When you get to play these games you have nothing to lose. We know what we want, we know how to dictate the game, we know how to dictate the pace and I repeat that it is the confidence we have in our pace that makes the difference.”

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