Iran B to Play Thailand in 4th AVC Cup for Men
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran B volleyball team will start the 4th AVC Cup for Men with a match against Thailand.
The competition, which serves also as Qualification Tournament for 2015 World League, will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from August 18 to 24.
Iran has been grouped with China, Australia and Thailand in Pool B.
Pool A consists of host Kazakhstan, Japan, South Korea and India.
Iran has won two times out of last three editions. The Iranian team claimed the title in 2008 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand after beating South Korea 3-2.
The team won the championships for the second time in a row in 2010 after defeating China 3-o in Oroumiyeh, Iran.
The fourth AVC Cup for Women is to be held in Nanchang of China from September 6-12, which is also a Qualification Tournament for 2015 World Grand Prix.
The eight teams are grouped into two pools, with host China playing against Vietnam, Korea and Iran in Pool A. Pool B include Thailand, Kazakhstan, Japan and Chinese Taipei.