Source: Islamic Republic News Agency
Iran national volleyball team lost its second friendly match against US 3-0 (25-23, 25-23 and 25-21) on Thursday in Los Angeles, California. The Iranian team is in the United States for four friendly matches with the countryˈs national team which recently ranked first in the FIVB World League.
Group photo of Iran & USA volleyball teams
Iran also lost the first friendly game against its mighty rival 3-1 in Los Angeles Saturday night in the presence of over 5,000 spectators.
Iran and the US are preparing for the FIVB Volleyball Menˈs World Championships 2014 which will kick off in Poland on August 30.
Schedule of remaining Iran-USA volleyball games in Southern California:
Aug. 15, 2014
San Diego State University
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Aug. 16, 2014
New site TBD due to water main break damage
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Iran and the U.S. sign MOU to boost Volleyball standards - Iran's Volleyball Federation President, Mohammad Reza Davarzani and his U.S counterpart signed memorandum of understanding in Los Angeles on Monday in order to expand cooperations. Iran's men national volleyball team is in California for a four-game tour against the U.S. 8/13/14
Photos: Iran-USA volleyball match at USC in Los Angeles
- Olympian Matt Anderson had 23 points and the U.S. men's national team beat Iran 27-25, 25-21, 27-29, 25-17 in the opening match of the USA Volleyball Cup at USC's Galen Center on Saturday night. The series of exhibitions between the two teams are preparation for the upcoming FIVB World Championship later this month in Poland. 8/11/14
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