Thursday, 08 February, 2018

Iran Advances to World’s Six Volleyball Top Teams


Iran men’s national volleyball team has advanced to the third round of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship in Poland after beating Serbia in its last match at the second round of the games.

On Sunday, Iran earned a crucial win to maintain their hopes in Poland as they prevailed over Serbia 3-1

With their win over Serbia combined with USA’s loss to Argentina , Iran settled for third place to move on to the 3rd phase and record their best result in history at the World Championship.

The third stage of the tournament, following a drawing of the lots that took place in Lodz, will have France, Germany and Iran battling in Pool G in Katowice and Poland, Brazil and Russia competing in Pool H in Lodz.

The top two ranked teams of each pool after a round-robin affair will advance to the semifinals with the two lowest placed will determine 5 and 6 positions.

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship began on August 30 and will end on September 21. It is the fifth time that Iran is participating at the championship.

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