Iranian volleyball squad thrashes Mexico in straight sets

TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Young Iranian volleyball players managed to stage a straight-set win against Mexicans in their second encounter at 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U19 World Championship in Bahrain.

Held in Isa City Sports Hall of Bahrain on Sunday, the Pool D match saw Iranians pulling out a 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-18) win over Mexican rivals.

Iran’s top scorer was Porya Yali who chucked up 15 points followed by Amirhossein Toukteh, Amirhossein Esfandiar as well as Morteza Sharifi who secured none points each to bring about Iran’s second victory in the sportive event.

The Persian volleyball outfit is slated to take on Czech Republic on Tuesday in Pool D of the competition.

The 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship is the fifteenth edition of the international volleyball tournament and the world championship for men's national teams under the age of 19, organized by the sport's world governing body, FIVB.

The tournament is being hosted by Bahrain in the cities of Riffa and Isa Town from 18 to 27 August 2017. A total of 20 teams are competing in the tournament.


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