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WCHY M: Iran survived tough battle with Finland

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

Iran held off a high-spirited Finland to prevail in five sets 3-2 (25-15, 25-18, 21-25, 25-27, 15-8) in the first match of Pool C.

Iran - Finland

Iran – Finland

In a match of up and downs, Iran overcame their 36 errors to 24 of Finland to get two points with the 3-2 win.

Iran totaled 15 blocks, including a match-high 5 from Allah and four executed by Hamid Hammoodi, while Finland had ten. Valaei served five aces for the winners.

Mohammad Javad was the main offensive weapon of the winning side with 23 points.

Finland’s most productive players were Samuli Kaislasalo and Sakari Makinen who each finished with 13 points.

To read more about this competition click on Youth World Championship 2013 M.

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