Iran’s nat’l volleyball team becomes Asia’s champion

Thailand, Sept 29, IRNA – Iran’s B National Team beat China in the final match of Asia’s Male Confederation Cup here on Wednesday night.

The Iranian men’s national B volleyball team won the final round of the 2016 Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Men in Thailand, pulling out a last-gasp win over the Japanese squad.

Iran’s national B volleyball team won China in the title showdown on Wednesday.

On Monday, the Persians went to great lengths to emerge victorious in their semi-final fixture at Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium in the central Thai city of Nakhon Pathom, and finally recorded a 3-2 victory, with the set scores of 25–21, 17–25, 25–20, 23–25 and 15-11.

The Iranian squad started the match with vim and vigor, dominating throughout the first set. The Persians finally closed the set at 25-21 despite some fight back from Japan.

The second set was a close contest all the way through 14-14, after which Japanese volleyball players availed themselves of their Iranian counterparts’ individual mistakes, and won the set 25-17.

The Iranians came from behind in the third set, and brought the game under their control to close it off at 25-20 at last.

The Japanese team regained dominant performance in the fourth set of the game, and chalked up a 25-23 win.

The Iranian team did not surrender in the decider, and sealed a 15-11 victory at last.

By IRNA