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Poland volleyball team defeats Iran 3-1 in FIVB match

Poland’s volleyball team has defeated Iran’s squad in a pool B match of the 2015 FIVB World League. The Iranian team lost the match against the world champion, disappointing over 12,000 fans in Tehran’s indoor Azadi stadium on Sunday,

Iran took the first set 25-23 but lost the three next sets 20-25,20-25,19-25.

Slobodan Kovač’s boys dealt Poland a 3-2 defeat in their previous encounter on Friday.

Poland had defeated Iran in two 2015 World League matches it hosted on June 5 and 6.

At the end of the week 7 of the league, Iran is in the third spot of Pool B with 15 points, below the US and Poland with 23 and 20 points respectively while Russia is rooted to the bottom with only 2 points.

Iran is set to face Russia on July 3 and 4 in its next matches in Tehran. To qualify for the Group 1 Final Round, Iranians need all the possible six points of their upcoming matches against Olympic and World League champion Russia, and hope the Americans manage to do the same with hosts Poland.

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