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Iran's Kaleh crowned Asian Men's Club Volleyball Champion

Source: Tehran Times; photos by Younes Khani, Mehr News Agency

Iran's Kaleh wrapped up the title of the 2013 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship with a win over Al-Rayyan on Monday. The Iranian representative defeated Al-Rayyan in three straight sets (25-22, 25-17, 25-21) at Tehran's Azadi Hall.

The two teams not only vied for the gold medal at the 2013 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championships but also the sole ticket to the FIVB Club World Championships, which will be held in Brazil from October 15 to 20.

In the bronze medal match, Taiwan Power Company of Chinese Taipei defeated Liaoning of China 3-0 (25-22,25-23,25 -13).

Kaleh stayed unbeaten through the competitions. The team had finished in second place in the previous edition.

"I am not satisfied with our performance in the final but I thank my players. We could have played better against Al-Rayyan," Kaleh coach Behrouz Ataei said in the post match news conference.


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