Iran volleyball team defeats Russia in friendly

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian national volleyball team beat Russia once again in its second consecutive friendly match held in Moscow.

The Iranian team defeated Russia in an unofficial game in five sets (18-25, 25-23, 29-27, 24-26, 15-13) Friday night.

Iran had already defeated the Netherlands in a friendly n Moscow.

Iran and Russia are preparing for the 2015 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup which will be held in Japan from September 8 to 23.

Iran has been drawn in Pool B along with Olympic champion Russia, FIVB Volleyball World Championship gold medallist Poland, Argentina, Venezuela and Tunisia.

By Tasnim News Agency