TEHRAN – Iran’s women’s volleyball team defeated South Korea 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-13) at the 2022 Asian Women’s Volleyball Cup, called the 2022 AVC Cup for Women, on Monday.
Iran has been drawn in Pool A along with the Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam and China.
Team Melli Banovan will play Vietnam on Tuesday.
Pool B consists of Japan, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Chinese Taipei and Australia.
Iran’s women’s team, headed by Italian coach Alessandra Campedelli, has recently won a silver medal in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games.
The 2022 AVC Cup for Women is the seventh edition of the Asian Cup, a biennial international volleyball tournament organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) with Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF).
The tournament is being held in Pasig, Philippines, from August 21 to 29.