"We needed this victory very bad" exhorts Puerto Rican striker Luis Ocasio


Corrientes, Argentina August, 21, 2015 – Puerto Rico subdued Egypt in a shallow match played in Corrientes. The Caribbeans showed a stronger attitude and took their first win in Argentina.

Julio Ruvira, Puerto Rico Head Coach: “We were waiting eagerly for this victory. We will be satisfied if we win tomorrow against Belgium; our objective is to prepare these boys to play in the first team.

Luis Ocasio, Puerto Rico: “We were phisically and mentally prepared for this victory, we needed it so bad. We are happy that we could win to represent our country the best way possible.”

Nawar Emadeldin, Egypt Head Coach: “We want to say sorry to all the people in Egypt for this defeat. This match didn’t represent the Egyptian style; we were not prepared to lose like this”

Omar Mohamed, Egypt: “This is not our real level. We are disappointed with our attitude and the level we showed; it was not a good show for the people in Corrientes”


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