ID : N-1883 Date : 2018/06/02 - 11:04
(Persia Digest) – The National Iranian Volleyball Team has won its first game at the 2018 Volleyball Nations League second week 3-2 over Argentina.
Kolakovich’s team were guests of the team coached by Julio Velasco, a familiar name in Iranian homes who had the responsibility of training their team for a number of years.
Iran who had lost 2 out of its 3 games in the first week with only one win over Australia, went to court to beat its former coach’s team.
Team players were Amir Ghafour, Milad Ebadipour, Morteza Sharifi, Ali Shafiei, and Mahdi Marandi.
Although the first set was won by Velasco’s team 25-21, having the benefit of home spectators, Iran managed to win the next two sets with the similar results of 25-22.
Argentina won the fourth set 26-24, taking the match to a fifth set. But Iran won this 15-9 to win the match 3-2.
With its two wins, Iran is now in a better position ranking 10th in the table.
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