K.Ajcharaporn #18 of Thailand celebrates with teammates
Thailand player Kongyot Ajcharaporn on Sunday’s loss to Italy: “At least we won one set. We will do our best in the next match and I hope to contribute to the victory.”
Italy – Thailand
2016 World Olympic Qualification
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14 May 2016
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Italy vs Thailand | 15 May 2016
| 2016 Women’s World Olympic Qualification Tournaments
Italy team – Press Conference after the match
Italy coach Marco Bonitta: “Thailand played very good volleyball in the first and fourth sets today. They played at a high level. We were able to address our problems from the second set.” Italy captain Antonella Del Core: “It was a tough match today. We got off to a bad start. We were overwhelmed by their rhythm at the start. We came back from the second set.”
Press Conference after the match
Egonu #18 of Italy celebrates
Paola Egonu was Italy’s top scorer against Thailand with 17 points, followed by Antonella Del Core with 15. The Thais were led by Ajcharaporn Kongyot with 15 points, while Pleumjit Thinkaow had 10.
IMPRESSIVE ITALY LOOK HARD TO STOP AT OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS
Tokyo, Japan, May 15, 2016 – Watch out Rio, the Italians are coming!
Chirichella #11 of Italy spikes against Thailand
Italy roar back to take the second set 25-16. Thailand and Italy are now tied 1-1 in their Olympic Qualifier in Tokyo.
K.Ajcharaporn #18 of Thailand spikes against
Thailand absolutely blitzed Italy from the off in their Olympic Qualifier, leading 8-1 at the first technical timeout and securing the first set 25-17.
T.Nootsara #13 of Thailand block the ball
Italy seem to be well in control against Thailand now. They take the third set of their Olympic Qualifier 25-17 to lead 2-1.
Italy team during national anthem
Thailand team during national anthem
Egonu #18 of Italy spikes against Thailand
Egonu #18 and Danesi #20 of Italy block the ball
BONITTA IMPRESSED BY HIS TEAM’S RESOLVE
Tokyo, Japan, May 15, 2016 – Italian captain Antonella Del Core said her team fought back well after being overwhelmed by the rhythm of Thailand early, while Thai coach Radchatagriengkai said his team learned a lot from the Italians.
K.Ajcharaporn #18 of Thailand spikes against Italy
Italy dominated the stats against Thailand in their Olympic Qualifier in Tokyo. Thailand were steady in terms of errors (14 against Italy’s 25), but Italy were tops in blocking (11-5), service aces (8-1), digging (24-17) and reception (36-34).
Team Italy celebrates
Thailand’s Libero P.Piyanut #2
Thailand’s player S.Onuma #6
Radchatagriengkai K coach of Thailand
Guiggi #7 of Italy celebrates a point
Sylla #16 of Italy celebrates a point
Marco Bonitta coach of Italy
Thailand team celebrates a point
Orro #4 of Italy celebrates a point with teammates
Thailand team before the match
Italy team practice before the match
Thailand team practice before the match
Italy team celebrates after the match
Italy were on song against Thailand in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tokyo on Sunday, winning their second straight match 3-1.
• Italy and Thailand previously met at a World Olympic Qualification tournament in 2004. Italy won in straight sets.
• The last three meetings between these teams at world level tournaments all came at the World Grand Prix. Italy won all of these meetings, 3-2 in 2011 and 3-0 in both 2013 and 2014.
• Italy have won six of their last eight World Olympic Qualification matches against AVC sides. Their two defeats in this streak both came in a five-setter.