Iran volleyball to take on Tunisia in first step of Wagner cup

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (MNA) – Iranian men’s national volleyball team will start the campaign in the 2020 Memorial of Hubert Jerzy Wagner with a match against African champion Tunisia.

The 2020 edition of the event will be held with the participation of the host Poland, Iran, Argentina, and Tunisia from July 9 to 11. Poland has officially invited Iran to take part in the tournament.

Here is the match schedule of the competitions:

Thursday, July 9

Poland vs Argentina, 7:30 P.M. (local time)

Iran vs Tunisia, 10:00 P.M.

Friday, July 10

Poland vs Tunisia, 7:30 P.M.

Iran vs Argentina, 10:00 P.M.

Saturday. July 11

Argentina vs Tunisia, 7:30 P.M.

Poland vs Iran, 10:00 P.M.

The memorial is being held annually from 2003. Iran didn’t achieve a podium in any of its two participations in the tournament in 2012 and 2015.

The event is seen as a preparing campaign ahead of the 2020 Olympics. Iran is drawn along with Poland, Italy, Japan, Canada, and Venezuela in Pool A of the Olympics where volleyball competitions will be held from July 25 to August 9.

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