Iran beat Puerto Rico and finish second in Pool D of FIVB World event

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Iran defeat Puerto Rico in straight sets to advance to the next round of FIVB Men’s World Championship, Poland 2014.

“Another outstanding blocking display from tournament-leader Seyed Mousavi highlighted Iran’s smooth win over Puerto Rico by 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-14).” That was how the official website of the Federation Internationale de Volleyball described Iran’s win in their last encounter of group stage in Pool D.

The win seals Iran’s second-place finish behind France in Pool D on 11 points. The US and Italy are third and fourth respectively. Their clash later Sunday determines who finishes third in the group stage.


Emad Askarieh
Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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