Iran emerged victorious in their opener at the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship
Giving a drubbing to Italy, Iran appeared strong in their first match at the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship. The squad of Slobodan Kovac, Iran’s coach, took on Italy in Krakow, Poland on August 31 and emerged victorious in their opening match in Pool D, after beating Italy in four sets (25-16, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22). The sporting event got off to a good start for Iran after they scored 3 points in their opener. Securing a remarkable victory, Iran also made up for their loss against Italy in their last showdown in Florence, Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on August 31.