Flash Quotes

Giorgios Morfesis, head coach, Greece: “Today was very difficult because we played against the host team, but we are happy as we were able to win. I would like to say that we played with our hearts today and with good strategy. But first of all, we played with heart due to what is happening in...
Arno Havenga, head coach, Netherlands: "We had a great advantage and we could have closed the game before, but it was a hard match against a very tough and good rival. Hungary are one of the best teams in water polo. We played very well today and I think that will help us for the final. It has been...
David Martín, head coach, Spain: "It was an extraordinary match for us in every quarter tonight. These players leave everything in the pool each game, they have worked hard and now it's time to reap the rewards. It is historic that the two Spanish teams are together in the semifinals, so we are...
Alessandro Campagna, head coach, Italy: "It was a hard match in the beginning because Russia plays well, but we were able to control them. We could face Spain in the semifinals, who play at home in front of their fans and have a very good coach. They have been performing great in this competition....
Ivica Tucak, head coach, Croatia : “It was a fantastic match. We showed heart, character, strength. It didn't go easy but it just shows why we are the world champions, why we won the Europa Cup recently. We are The Team, we stick together and pull each other through good and difficult moments.”...
Dejan Savic, head coach, Serbia: "We played very well in the first two quarters, but after that our performance wasn't the best. I believe that we made too many mistakes in one man-up situations. Hungary were a tough team to beat today. We are very happy to have reached the semifinals. There we will...
Florian Bruzzo, head coach, France: "We played against one of the strongest teams in the tournament. They played very well and in general they are a solid team. I want to congratulate them because they worked very well and their coach does a very good job. Today they were better than us and now we...
Arno Havenga, head coach, Netherlands: “The biggest challenge of this game was to be focused throughout the entirety of the match and we did it pretty well. Now we have to start to prepare for the game against Hungary. This game is very important for us, we have been anxiously waiting for the...
Fabio Conti, head coach, Italy: "At this stage of the competition any team can win or lose even by one goal like in today’s game. That means that it is important to work on small details. You need to be concentrated until the end of the game. Today we made two little mistakes in defense and that’s...
Giorgios Morfesis, head coach, Greece: "We were prepared for Russia's strong defense. We played very well in defense today, so I'm very satisfied with my players. Russia is a great team, so we are very happy to have won this game to continue onto the semi-finals. Right now we have to go clear our...