Iran Advances to AVC Qualification Tournament Next Stage
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran beat the Maldives in straight sets (25-4, 25-12, 25-15) at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Qualification Tournament Asian Central Zone on Sunday.
The Iranian team, who had defeated Nepal in its first match at Youth Centre Indoor Stadium, qualifier for the next stage with two wins.
The next round will take place in September 2017.
The qualification process will determine the 24 teams from 130 registered teams that will compete in the competition.
Host Japan is granted automatic qualification. The reigning champion is granted another spot. Regional governing bodies were allocated the remaining 22 spots. Africa was granted two, Asia and Oceania - four, North America - six, South America - two, and Europe - eight places.