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WCH U19 M: Huge comeback of Iran for semis, Argentina wins South American classic

by WoV
source: fivb.com; Photo: fivb.com

Under 19 national teams of Iran and Italy played the quarterfinal match at the World Championship in Resistencia, Argentina on a level of a senior competition with Asians making a huge comeback 3-2 (17-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-20, 15-11).

Iran U19

Iran U19

Although they were on the very verge of elimination, losing 2-0 and 14-9 in the third set, the Iranians achieved a spectacular turnaround and moved to semifinals where they will meet Poland who smashed China in straight sets.

Iranian captain Rasoul Aghchehli performed a match-high 25 points. The captain of Italy, Gianluca Galassi, finished as the top scorer of his team with 15 points.

The other semifinal clash is between Russia who demonstrated force against USA and home team of Argentina who beat their eternal rivals, Brazil.

The Argentine opposite Manuel Balague had amazing game with 18 points. Brazil was led by spiker/receiver Daniel Martins de Pinho with 19 points.


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
Quarterfinal 1 21. 08. 2015 14:30 Russia Youth vs USA Youth 3:0 25:22; 25:20; 25:23    
Quarterfinal 2 21. 08. 2015 16:30 Italy Youth vs Iran Youth 2:3 25:17; 25:22; 20:25; 20:25; 11:15    
Quarterfinal 3 21. 08. 2015 19:00 China Youth vs Poland Youth 0:3 19:25; 17:25; 22:25    
Quarterfinal 4 21. 08. 2015 21:00 Brazil Youth vs Argentina Youth 1:3 24:26; 25:21; 22:25; 20:25    


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