Flash Quotes

David Martín, head coach, Spain: "It was a big game against Serbia. They are one of the best teams in the world. We had the opportunity to win in the last minute, but we didn´t have the extra man to do so. Afterwards we had to deal with the lottery of the penalty shootouts and unfortunatley we lost....
Boris Labar, medical staff, Croatia: "The referees excluded too many players, which was not good for our team. Similarly, too many exclusions are not good for waterpolo in general, especially when the exclusion is not from a fight for the ball. We missed one of the best players in the world in this...
Vladimir Gojkovic, head coach, Montenegro: “We wanted to achieve more here, but I know that we are much better now after this championship and we will have more chances in the future. We have to be ready to work very hard again because on paper we don´t have the best players in Europe, but we played...
Támas Märcz. head coach, Hungary: “It wasn't a good European championship for us, we are upset with our result. Not because we played for the fifth to the eight place, it was the reality of what our team presented, but because in some of the matches we didn’t play like we should have. All the games...
Arno Havenga, head coach, Netherlands: “This is very special victory for the Netherlands. The last time that we won the European Championships was 45 years ago. This title is important for my team, players and for whole nation. We played very well today and during the whole tournament in general. We...
Attila Biró, head coach, Hungary: “We had no chance of winning tonight's match because we had a really bad start to the first quarter. I think the girls got tired mentally rather than physically. That´s why we missed 4 or 5 goals at the beginning. After that start we had no chance of getting back in...
Andrei Belofastov, assistant coach, Russia: "Today it wasn’t an easy game against Italy, but we played better in defense and we knew how to score. We also had 17 exclusions, but with the players we had we still played well so we are satisfied with the result. Our goalkeeper was the best player of...
Anja Skibba, head coach, Germany: “I enjoyed the whole Championship here in Barcelona. It was a really nice competition and it was the first time that I went to the European Championships as a head coach. Now we look forward to the future, it was not good result for us ,so we have to get better for...
David Martín, head coach, Spain: "It was a very difficult game, but we came with confidence and we were able to get the victory. During this tournament the team has gone from less to more and we have played very well tonight, I am proud. It's our turn against Serbia now. We have to go out and enjoy...
Dejan Savic, head coach, Serbia: “It was extremely exhausting. A true battle. Weird in a sense that both teams had an inexplicable lapse in rhythm in the 4th petiod. I think their man-up and our man-down and our defence decided the match. Now we have to think how to recuperate the best that we can...