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Volleyball: Iran beats Italy in FIVB World League on home court


Report by Tehran Times; photos by Mohammad Mehdi Moazen, Islamic Republic News Agency

Iran swept Italy in the fifth week of the Intercontinental Round of the FIVB Volleyball World League. On Friday, Iran beat Italy in straight sets (25-18, 25-20, 25-15) at a packed Azadi Hall in Tehran.

Slobodan Kovac's men will play Italy again on Sunday.

Mohammad Mousavi led Iran with 13 points, while Randazzo Luigi picked up 12 points for Italy.

Iran Volleyball Team

Italy Volleyball Team

Pool A leader Italy suffered its first defeats of this World League season when the team lost twice against Poland last week.

Iran opened its campaign with two defeats against powerhouse Italy in its away games.

The Iranian team won two from four games against Brazil.

Iran will host Poland next week.

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