Iran’s Sarmayeh Bank Marches into Asian Club Volleyball Championship Semis
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sarmayeh Bank defeated Al-Bahri of Iraq 3-1 (25–12, 25–13, 23–25, 25-16) at the 2017 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship quarter-final on Tuesday.
The Iranian team will face the winner of Taichung Bank from Chinese Taipei and Al Arabi of Qatar on Wednesday.
Sarmayeh Bank has previously defeated Taichung Bank, Beijing BAIC Motor from China and Japan’s Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza in the tournament.
The competition is being held in Vietnam’s Nam Dinh and Ninh Binh from June 28 to July 6.
At the previous edition in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar last year, Samayeh Bank Club handed Iran its 11th title following a hard-fought 3-1 win over Al Arabi of Qatar in the final clash. Japan’s Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza finished in third place after edging past Shanghai Golden Age of China in an exhausting five-set thriller.