Iran to Face China in FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World C’ship Opener

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran will open the 2015 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship with a match against China.

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The Iranian team has been scheduled to face China on September 11 at the Auditorio del Estado in Mexicali, Mexico.

The 2015 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship will be held in Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico from 11 to 20 September 2015.

This year’s U-21 championship in Mexico offers Russia an opportunity to complete a hat-trick of consecutive titles. Only the Soviet Union had ever achieved that feat, winning the competition in 1977, 1981 and 1985.

In total, however, 15 different countries have won medals, including Italy (5 medals), Cuba (4), Argentina (2), China, Japan, France, Iran, Czech Republic, Serbia, and Venezuela (all 1).

FIVB Men’s U-21 World Championship Pools

Pool A (Tijuana): Mexico, Turkey, Canada, Egypt

Pool B (Tijuana): Russia, Argentina, USA, Poland

Pool C: (Mexicali): Brazil, Iran, China, Cuba

Pool D: (Mexicali): Italy, France, Japan, Slovenia

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