Iran Beats Serbia in First Prep Game

Iranian fortunes have been on the rise in recent years including their first-ever appearance in the World League finals in 2014, which ended in fourth place after a loss to Italy in the bronze medal match, as well as their Olympic debut at the Rio 2016 Ga
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In a series of preparation matches for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Nations League, Iran beat Serbia 3-1 in Kraljevo, Serbia, on Friday.
In the first match of the national team in the current Iranian year (started March 21), volleyball players had a morale-boosting win against their powerful rival on their way to the Nations League slated for May 25-July 8, IRNA reported.
The first set was in favor of the Serbs as they defeated Iran 25-21. But Iran’s Montenegrin coach Igor Kolakovic kept the initial startup combination for the second set and started it with dominance.
Iranian giants created a 5-point gap in the beginning and finished the set 25-21 so that both teams would be equal in wining sets 1-1.


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