Iran to line up against Belgium at FIVB Men’s World Championship

Iran Volleyball Team
Iran Volleyball Team

In a high-stakes encounter at the FIVB World Championship Iran are to take on Belgium. A win will get Iran a place in the next stage of the games.

Iran will line up against Belgium at the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship in Poland later on Saturday [14:30 GMT, September 6].

Iran are currently fourth in Pool D on five points. Belgium are fifth on four points. Both teams need to win the high-stakes encounter to boost their chances of securing a berth in the next stage of the games.

In their previous three matches Iran have defeated Italy (3-1) and the US (3-2) and have lost to France (3-1).

Belgium have lost to Italy and the US. Puerto Rico is the only team they have beaten in the tournament so far.


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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