Tehran, Iran, August 1, 2015 – Oman battled hard in their match against Pakistan, but found the rivals too strong to go down in straight sets 23-25, 21-25, 19-25.
Oman first lost to Thailand 2-3 in the opening match and will next face Korea in Pool C.
The head coach of Pakistan, Hassan Mazhar: “We were not good in the first match but will get better game by game. It was a good match for us. It was our second game and we managed to show a better performance. We haven’t started the tournament so well. We lost three of our experienced players due to injury and we had to bring three young players instead. We try to do our best tomorrow against Korea.”
The captain of the Pakistan, Naseer Ahmed: “Today we played a good game. I don’t know why we lost yesterday but we had a united team. Tomorrow will be our most difficult match against Korea and we want to show our real power in that match.”
Oman coach, AL Shizawi: “We were not like a team. We played so bad against Pakistan. It was not a good game. I expected more from our team but Pakistan played really well. The other teams are better than us.”
Oman Captain, Al Hamdani did not take part in the press conference after losing to Pakistan.