Ahmadinejad congratulates Iran v-ballers on victory against Italy

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has expressed his felicitations to the Iranian national volleyball team on its second victory in the 2013 FIVB World League.

In a message to the Iranian volleyball players on Saturday, the president said they proved their self-confidence by scoring a win in the prestigious event.

”You showed that all peaks are within reach with prudence, perseverance and self-confidence. The Iranian nation thanks you (players), respected coaches and all officials in charge, and expects to hear more news about you bringing more honor (to the country), God willing” Ahmadinejad added.

On Friday, the Iranian national men’s volleyball squad managed to trounce European powerhouse Italy in a thrilling four-set match.

Iranian sportsmen outclassed their opponents 3-1 (25-23, 25-22, 22-25, 32-30) in an extraordinary game in the northern Italian city of Modena.

On June 23, Iranian volleyball players gained their first victory in the 2013 FIVB World League against Serbia.

The national Iranian volleyball team defeated Serbia 3-2 (25-20, 24-26, 23-25, 25-22, 15-12) in a home match at Azadi Sports Complex in western Tehran.

By Press TV


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