Iran Loses to Chinese Taipei at Asian Women's U-23 Volleyball
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran suffered its third loss at the 2017 Asian Women's U-23 Volleyball Championship on Friday.
The Iranian team was defeated against Chinese Taipei in straight sets (25–14, 25–14, 25–18) at the Mall Nakhon Ratchasima’s MCC Hall.
Sima Sedighi’s girls will meet Hong Kong on Saturday in the 5th-8th place play-offs.
Iran started the competition with a two 3-0 wins over Malaysia and New Zealand but suffered two defeats against Vietnam and Japan.
The 2017 Asian Women's U-23 Volleyball Championship is a biennial international volleyball tournament organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) with Thailand Volleyball Association (TVA).
The tournament will serve as the Asian qualifiers for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's U-23 World Championship held in Ljubljana and Maribor, Slovenia with the top two ranked teams qualifying for the world championship.