Rudis Gonzalez, El Salvador coach
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It’s a historic result for us, given that it’s our first win in an international competition. I’m very proud of my boys. Now we have to keep on working like this to do credit to the World Cup: we face Argentina, a great team who we must respect. We’ll have to give even more to try and upset them."

Talib Al Thanawi, Oman coach
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It was a great game, we played well but as I’ve said before, we’re short of experience. We battled to get back into the match but then all it took was a momentary lapse of concentration and the defeat was sealed. We are here to compete, not to make up the numbers, so against Portugal we’ll go for broke even though we’re already out. In any event Ravenna 2011 is a great experience for me and for all the boys."