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ITA W: Diouf – „I don’t wish anyone to experience what I’ve recently experienced“

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source: dal15al25.gazzetta.it; Photo: infocilento.it

Many were surprised when Marco Bonitta, head coach of Italy’s National Team, crossed out Valentina Diouf from the list for World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo, Japan.



Player herself was also stunned by this decision and, even a few days later, she still cannot believe it. Diouf shared some of her emotions in an interview for „La Gazzetta dello Sport“.

„I do not wish anyone to experience what I have experienced during these hours. I had never experienced it before: it was a blow. If one is not strong enough, it is likely to be crushed by a weight like that,“ Diouf said.

„Bonitta just told me that I will remain in Rio project. And I will fight to play at the Olympics until the last day if he gives me another chance, because I care too much to go to the Olympic Games. I looks to me that I have left a job only half done,“ stated the 23 year-old opposite.

But firstly, her teammates will have to secure the spot in Rio…


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