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Germany Proud Of Petrissa Solja (Videos)

The World Team Championships has already ended its group stage and one team in the women’s division was able to post unexpected results. In the last round, Germany defeated Japan wherein Petrissa Solja won over Ai Fukuhara and Kasumi Ishikawa. After the match, the head coach was really happy with the result especially on her star player. 

Sina Sports. The German Women’s Team performed really well in the group stage ending it with a victory over Japan. The coach acknowledged Petrissa Solja’s strength.  

“We indeed got lucky in the competition. We were immediately able to face the opponents that we expected. The performance of our players was relatively perfect. With good services, we were able to win it smoothly.” German Women’s Team head coach Shi Jie said. 

In the final round of the group stage, Germany won over Japan in 3-2. In that round, one player really performed unsuspected results. She is Petrissa Solja who defeated the main players Ai Fukuhara and Kasumi Ishikawa

Petrissa Solja vs K. Ishikawa 2016 WTTC Groups R5
video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

“Solja is currently ranked second among the German female players. Except for that match against the chopper from North Korean, she was able to win her other matches this time. Being able to win big names like Kasumi Ishikawa and Ai Fukuhara just explains that she certainly has strength.” The coach added. 

In the 2015 World Cup, she was able to sweep Singapore’s Feng Tianwei in the round 16. One round after, she eliminated the host Ai Fukuhara. Although she lost to Liu Shiwen in the semifinals, she was able to fight for the bronze and offered Germany its first Women’s World Cup medal. 

Petrissa Solja vs Feng Tianwei 2015 World Cup R16
video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

Petrissa Solja vs Ai Fukuhara 2015 World Cup SF
video kindly shared by janus770

Patricia Solja vs Li Jiao 2015 World Cup Bronze
video kindly shared by janus770

“Our goal is actually to reach in the quarterfinals. In the last competition, we were in eighth place. This would mean that our task has been competed.” The coach concluded. 

Photo source: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images AsiaPac