(Persia Digest) - The Iranian national volleyball team has suffered a setback in 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup which is underway in Japan when it was hit by Egypt after Russia.

IRNA reports that the Iranian squad which had earlier been defeated by Russia is now overpowered by Egypt.

Iranian players are supposed to stand against Canada in their third match.

In the first set, Iran defeated Egypt 25-22 but the next three sets brought no point for Iran.

The 14th FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup will be underway in the Japanese cities of Fukuoka, Nagano and Hiroshima until October 15.

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Except for the first two rounds which were held in Poland and Eastern Germany, FIVB Volleyball World Cup is permanently hosted by Japan.

Russia with six gold, two silver and two bronze medals is not on top of the FIVB list.

Iran has so far attended the World Cup for three times.

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