Argentina Coach Velasco Both Happy and Sad to Beat Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Argentina's coach Julio Velasco said he is both happy and sad to defeat Iran in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup.

Argentina Coach Velasco Both Happy and Sad to Beat Iran

Argentina overpowered Iran 3-1 (25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 26-24) in the first round of the competition held at the Hamamatsu Arena in Japan on Tuesday.

“I’m very happy with the win. Iran is at a higher world level so to beat Iran is great for our team," Argentina coach Julio Velasco said in the post match news conference.

"As I said at the first press conference, we lost to Iran in the World Championship; I wasn’t happy then and I’m not so happy this time,” Velasco said.

“When I coached Iran against Argentina, I was happy for Iran but sad for Argentina. This time, I’m happy for Argentina but sad for Iran,” he added.

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