Hapoel Holon coach, Dan Shamir:
"We had the game under control. I am pleased that my team played good defense. Our strength is consistency because that's how we win games. I do not want to hand out grades to anyone. A long journey always starts with small steps."
Frank Hassell, Hapoel Holon:
"It was a good game; we played as a team like Holon want to play. I play hard; Dan Shamir told me a few things and put me in the right places to succeed. With a good player and a good coach you have a good game."
Lasha Parghalava, Armia:
"I want to congratulate Holon, they had a great game and they are a good team. It is an important experience for us and I'm sure we will improve in Tbilsi and we will win."
Armia coach, Kote Tugushi:
"A first game is always hard for the team; their fams did a great job. We knew Holon is a good team and they played their game - running all the time."