TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s national hockey team after suffering a loss to host Germany on Sunday was ranked 4th at the 2015 Men’s Indoor Hockey World Cup.
Iranian outfit were defeated 13-2 against Germany during the ranking match today.
Iran has been grouped with host Germany (three-time defending champion), Austria, Czech Republic, Australia, and Sweden in Pool A, and managed to get to quarter-final with four points.
In the quarter-final, Iran won against Russia 8-5 and secured its position in the semi-final.
During the semi-final which took place last night, Iran was defeated against Austria 7-5.
Iran, ranked 10th in the FIH Indoor World Rankings and finished fourth in Pool A, caused one of the biggest shocks in Indoor World Cup history by hammering Pool B winner Russia.
Iran had come ninth in the previous edition held in Poznan, Poland.