Osaka, Japan, October 7, 2018 - Italy Captain Cristina Chirichella: We played a good game and I am satisfied with the result. We want to continue to play our way in the future. We can play better. This match, the most important was to concentrate. We tried to do our best and we played our game - everybody could see it.
Italy No. 18 Paola Egonu: It was a wonderful match but I felt sometimes we found it difficult to concentrate. We must set our mind and focus on the next match.
Italy Head Coach Davide Mazzanti: I am satisfied with the result and we are in a good position to go into the third round. There is a lot of room for improvement.
Azerbaijan Captain Odina Aliyeva: I must congratulate Italy for this victory. Italy deserved this result because they had such a good performance.
Azerbaijan Assistant Coach Famil Aghayev: I don't know what to say. Even though Italy is a very strong team we could not play well. We must change our mindset and prepare for the next match.