Iran defeats Argentina 3-2: 2019 FIVB World Cup

TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (MNA) – Iran national volleyball team achieved a 3-2 victory (25-27, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 15-10) over Argentina on Friday in the 2019 edition of FIVB Men’s World Cup in Japan.

Pourya Yali led the scoring to Iran with 18 points while Ezequiel Palacios scored a match-high of 20.

Team Melli has so far earned four victories and suffered four defeats in this edition of the games, standing sixth in the table. Brazil, Poland, and USA lead the standing.

Iran will next lock horns with its Asian arch-rival Japan on Sunday.

The two-week long event kicked off on October 1 in Japan with 12 teams competing in a round-robin format.

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