Thailand finish first week on winning note
NINGBO, CHINA – Thailand overpowered a youthful Germany team 3-one in their third and last bet on the very first week around the globe Grand Prix preliminary round on Sunday.
Thailand, once more mostly counting on their experienced players, were built with a scare within the opening set that they were completely outclassed by Germany 25-16.
The Thais, however, did not take lengthy to regroup. Their prolific spiker Ajcharaporn Kongyot began firing on all cylinders within the hard-fought against second set which Thailand claimed 28-26.
Malika Kanthong and Ajcharaporn, who’d a match-high tally of 21 points, helped Thailand keep up with the upper hands because they required the 3rd set 25-22 before overwhelming their opponents 25-16 within the 4th in conclusion the match.
Thailand Coach Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai stated the make an impression on Germany will boost his team’s confidence in front of the approaching matches.
Kiattipong added that his team hadn’t expected this type of strong challenge in the Spanish people.
“Although Germany really are a youthful team, they caused lots of trouble to my players,” he stated.
“For all of us, this win is essential. It’ll boost our confidence for the following week. I really hope we are better within the approaching two days.”
Germany coach Felix Koslowski stated: “It had been a very exciting match. It certainly is exciting to determine this kind of volleyball — great combination, fast game.
“The match really was a tough project for us. We offered excellent within the first set. But from second set, Thailand improved in defence, altered their style a bit. We do not have much experience, therefore we could not adjust to the modification.Inch
Thailand captain Pleumjit Thinkaow stated: “We are really pleased to win the sport. The German players are tall and effective.
“These were especially very in good in defence today. It is a difficult game for all of us.Inch
Thailand had lost their earlier games against hosts China and USA by 3- margins.?Bangkok Publish/Agencies