Iran Is Best Asian Volleyball Team, Russia Coach Voronkov Says
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian national volleyball team coach Andrey Voronkov said Iran is the best Asian volleyball team and it’s difficult to play the team.
Russia will host Iran on Saturday and Sunday in Kazan in the 2015 FIVB World League.
“We have a strong team and are ready to play Iran. Iran is the best Asian team and matches against them are not easy,” Voronkov said in the pre-match news conference.
“It will be difficult matches since Iran is participating in the FIVB World League for the third consecutive year,” Voronkov said in the pre-match news conference.
Voronkov also confirmed Russian linchpin Dmitriy Muserskiy will not playing against Iran due to injury.
USA stays at the top of Pool B with 14 points. Poland sits second with 11 points, followed by Iran and Russia who have earned one point each.