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ASIAN GAMES 2018 M: South Korea and Iran to battle for gold!

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South Korea and Iran will play in the final of the Asian Games volleyball tournament.



Iran had a little bit easier game than South Korea. The Iranian players defeated Qatar in straight sets 25-23, 25-19, 25-18 to enter the final. The top scorer in Iran was Ali Shafiei with 15 points while Morteza Sharifi added 13. In Qatar, Mubarak Hammad and Milos Stevanovic had 12 points each.

South Korea have barely managed to beat Chinese Taipei, playing five sets in the semis! The top scorers in the Korean team were Jiseok Jung with 19 points and Minho Choi with 18 points. On the other side, Chienchen Chen had 20!

The final game will be played on Saturday, September 1 at 14:00 CET.

Asian Games, semifinals:

Chinese Taipei – South Korea 2-3 (25-20, 20-25, 16-25, 25-20, 12-15) STATS

Iran – Qatar 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-18) STATS


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