Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, June 19, 2016 - Match top scorer Ahmed Elkotb led Egypt to victory over China 3-0 (25-20, 28-26, 26-24) as the team recovered from yesterday's defeat against Canada.
Nehad Shehata, coach of Egypt: After a defeat my team was in a difficult situation. We made a couple of meetings to motivate and reconsolide my players. They responded very well to this impuls and made perfect match, including substitutions.
Ashraf Abouelhassan, captain of Egypt: We were very concentrated after losing yesterday. It was important match for us. We made succesful substitutions. All players were very good.
Liqun Yang, assistant coach of China: Our team is not hundert percent fit, we played Olypmic qualification recently, and we didn't manage to recover since. Egypt was today very strong oponent.
Shuai Jiao, captain of China: Unfortunately, we didn't show good volleyball this weekend. Im sure we can play better.