FIVB U-23 World Championship: Iran Downs China
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was too strong for China at the FIVB Men's U-23 World Championship.
The Iranian volleyball team defeated China (15-12, 15-12, 15-8, 15-13) in a match held in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday.
All matches are played under a new scoring system currently being tested: a best-of-seven, 15-point set format.
Juan Cichello’s team started the campaign with a loss to Argentina in Pool B.
Iran will play Algeria on Sunday.
The 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-23 World Championship is the third edition of the international volleyball tournament and the world championship for men's national teams under the age of 23, organized by the sport's world governing body, FIVB.