September 14, 2019 15:44
News ID: 7459

(Persia Digest) - In the 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship, team Iran have opened their campaign with a comfortable win over Sri Lanka.

The Iranians, who are hosts for this edition of the event, showed their dominance from the start, claiming the first set 25-15 and went on to win the 2nd at 25-17.

In the third set, however, Sri Lanka gave their hosts quite a hard time by taking a 21-19 lead, but Iran managed to pull level before wrapping up the opening game with a 25 to 23 win.

Iran will play Qatar on Saturday and conclude their Pool A matches by taking on Australia on Sunday.

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Source: Press TV

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