Iran strikes sweet victory against Canada

Iran strikes sweet victory against Canada ...
en.mehrnews.com 29/05/2016 Sports

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News ID: 3670670 - Sun 29 May 2016 - 09:06
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TEHRAN, May 29 (MNA) – Iran’s national volleyball team took the tie-break win 3-2 against Canada on Sunday at the 2016 Olymic men’s volleyball qualifier in Tokyo, Japan.
Volleyball players of Iran and Canada lined up against each other this morning in their second match at the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament held at Metropolitan Gymnasium in Japanese capital Tokyo, where No. 8 Iran defeated Canada, ranked No. 10 in the world, 3-2. The Canadian outfit won the first two sets 29-27, and 25-19, but Iran’s squad made a powerful return in the next three sets and defeated their rival 25-20, 21-16 and 16-14.
Saeid Maarouf, Amir Ghafour, Seyed Mohammad Mousavi, Adel Gholami, Milad Ebadipour, Mojtaba Mirzajanpour, and popular libero Farhad Zarif made the team composition in the first set.
Iran’s Milad Ebadipour was named the top scorer of the match with 26 points. Gavin Schmitt was Australia's top scorer with 27.
Iran took its first step toward Rio 2016 Olympic Games by trouncing Australia in straight sets on Saturday.
The Iranian outfit currently stands at the first place with 5 points, followed by France and Japan each with 3 points.
Iran will take on France men's national volleyball team in their third match on Tuesday.
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