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VNL 2019: Iran Too Strong for Russia

17 Jun 2019, 16:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran swept past Russia in straight sets at the 2019 Volleyball Nations League Week 3 on Sunday.

- Sports news -

In the match, held in Oroumiyeh, northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, the Iranian team overpowered title holder Russia 3-0 (25-20, 26-24, 25-23).

Iran's Amir Ghafour scored 17 points for the Iranian team.

Iran remains top of the VNL table with 24 points, four points above Russia.

The 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men';s Nations League is the second edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men';s Nations League, an annual international men';s volleyball tournament contested by 16 national teams.

The competition is being held between May and July 2019 and the final round will take place in the Credit Union 1 Arena, Chicago, United States.

This is the first edition of the World League or the Nations League to have the Final Round hosted in North America.

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