FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U-19 World Championship: Iran seizes fourth straight win

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran defeated Czech Republic in straight sets (25-22, 25-12, 25-19) to claim top spot in Pool D of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boy’s U-19 World Championship on Tuesday at Isa City Sports Hall.

The Asian side conclude the Preliminary Round with a record of four wins in as many matches.

Iran’s Porya Yali charted a total of 17 points scored off purely on attacks, while Amir Hossein Toukteh contributed another 11 points.

Iran completely dominated in offence, posting 38 attacks, while Czech Republic managed to connect with 23 spikes. The Asian side gave much difficulty for the opponents to pass the ball successfully.

Iran started the campaign with a 3-2 victory over Italy and also defeated Mexico (3-0) and China (3-0).

The tournament is being hosted by Bahrain in the cities of Riffa and Isa Town from 18 to 27 August 2017.