Iran Wins Asian Junior Volleyball Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran claimed the title of the 2014 Asian Junior Men's Volleyball Championship on Saturday.
The Iranian team defeated China in straight sets (25–19, 25–18, 25–19) in Manama, Bahrain.
“I promised you before that at the end of the competition it must be the best volleyball that wins,” an elated Iran coach, Nafarzadeh Farhad said.
Iran’s captain Mohammadjavad Manavinezhadsmashed was named the tournament’s most valuable player.
“They worked very hard for this, working, working, working, step-by-step. Today the players showed they were one team and they were the best in the competition.”
In the bronze medal match, South Korea defeatd Bahrain 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-22).
Iran, China, South Korea and Bahrain booked their place in next year’s FIVB Volleyball Men’s U-21 World Championships.