Quotes France vs. Sweden

27.06.2013

Sweden Player Katarina Andersson:
"We are now very dissappointed but we know we played against one of the best teams in the world. It was a tough game but we have to forget it and be focused on tomorrow's game, because we have a great opportunity to qualify for the World Championship for the first time."

Sweden Head Coach Lars Johansson:
"Congratulations to France and also to my players because we showed such a good display... They have so many world class players that it is very difficult to stop them, and today [Celine] Dumerc was an important factor, I take my hat off, but we were still very close to get the win."

France Player Gaelle Skrela:
"It was a really tough game, the most complicated game of this championship up to this moment. We showed that we are a team with a lot of heart, and our experience was very important to win."

France Head Coach Pierre Vincent:
"Today both teams showed that we must respect women's basketball, it was a big promotion of our sport. They played really good basketball, because they are a very good team, talented and young. Now we have to continue, and against Turkey it will be also very close game. They are stronger inside than two years ago, but both teams are on the same 'wave', we started having success at the same time and we know each other very well."


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