Iran Defeats Malaysia in Asian U-23 Volleyball Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran beat Malaysia in the 2017 Asian Men's U-23 Volleyball Championship on Thursday.
In the match held at the 6,000-seater Rezazadeh Stadium in Ardabil, the Iranian team defeated Malaysia 3-1 (23–25, 25–20, 25–19, 25–21) in Pool E.
Iran, who opened the competition with a 3-0 victory over Pakistan, will face China on Friday.
Only top two teams from this top-flight tournament will join host Egypt, South American champion Brazil, European winner and runner-up Poland and Turkey, Argentina, Cuba and Mexico, African winner Algeria, Italy and Russia in the 12-team World Championship in Cairo, Egypt.
The competition has kicked off on May 1 in Ardabil, Iran and will run until May 9.