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Iran defeats Italy in FIVB Volleyball World League


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

Iran saw off Italy with a four-set (25-22, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20) victory in the FIVB Volleyball World League Pool A match in Tehran's Azadi Hall on Sunday afternoon.

The Iranian team had defeated Italy 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-15) on Friday in the fifth week of the World League.

Mojtaba Mirzajanpour led Iran with 14 points, while Luigi Randazzo picked up 14 points for Italy.

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

The Iranian team won two from four games against Brazil.

Slobodan Kovac's men will host Poland on Friday and Sunday.


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