URMIA, Iran (Dispatches) - The national Iranian men’s volleyball beat Poland 3-2 in the Volleyball Nations League 2019 on Saturdayin Volleyball Nations League (VNL).
Iran secured Volleyball Nations League (VNL) win, defeating Poland 3-2 (25-20 21-25 25-18 25-17 15-8).
On Friday, Iran’s national volleyball team kicked off week three of the 2019 FIVB Nations League with a straight-sets win over Canada, in front of the home crowd in the northwestern city of Urmia.
Iran set the pace of the match after crushing the visiting Canada in the opener with a commanding 25-15 victory.
The Canadians adapted themselves to the surroundings in the second set to gain a 16-to-14 advantage, however, Iran bounced back through monster-blocks and won the second set with three back to back points at 26-to-24.
Empowered by the jubilant jam-packed fans in Ghadir Arena, Iran once again raised the bar for Canada and vanquished them at 25-16.
Amir Ghafour scored 16 points for Iran, while Stephen Timothy Maar tallied 13 points for Canada.