Iran Starts Asian Volleyball C’ship on High Note
- September, 12, 2021 - 12:32
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim)– Defending champion Iran overpowered Hong Kong 3-0 (25-12, 25-18,25-19) in the 21st Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championships on Sunday.
Iran, coached by Behrouz Ataei, has sent the young players to the tournament with the aim of giving the team fresh impetus for the new era.
Iran will play Thailand on Monday and meet Pakistan a day later in Pool B.
In the past 20 Asian championships, only five different teams have captured the eventual titles. Japan has won nine titles, while Korea claimed four, China and Iran shared three apiece and Australia won one.