Mike Fratello, Ukraine head-coach:
"I am proud of today's game, because we fought till the end of the match. Congratulations to the Croats for their victory. I have to prepare the team for the next game against the team from Cyprus."
Artur Drozdov, Ukraine:
"We played a very good game. We are not satisfied with the result. We had a chance to win. I am sure that our team has potential. I am confident that we will have a chance to take first place in the group."
Damir Markota, Croatia:
"The match was very difficult. We had a hard time in the beginning. We played against a young, athletic team. The important thing is that we won."
Jasmin Repesa, Croatia head-coach:
"Ukraine is a very strong contender. I am not satisfied with the way my team played. But this victory is very important for us."