Referees: Alfred Jovovic (CRO), Ronny Denis (BEL), Joakim Forsberg (SWE)
Quotes Switzerland vs. Czech Republic
Switzerland coach Sébastien Roduit: "I'm very proud of my team. Against this very strong Czech team which has some outstandig shooters, my players never surrendered. Despite the lack of many key players who did not allow us to have to rotations I wanted, we went to overtime and got very close to the victory."
Switzerland player Stefan Petkovic: "The atmosphere within the group is exceptional and we came into the game with no complexes. Too bad we couldn't make it, it would have been the icing on the cake."
Czech R. coach Pavel Budínský: "After watching the game of Switzerland against the Slovaks I knew we were in for a tough game. Swiss caused us many problems and I'm very happy we finallly got this very hard but precious win. The young playmaker Petkovic really impressed me."
Czech R. player Pavel Pumprla: "We had to stay focused until the last second. The Swiss went on the court with a strong and determined team. I'm looking forward to have homecourt advantage against this team next year."