The national Iranian men's volleyball team has achieved a hard-fought win in the second week of the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Volleyball Men's Nations League, defeating the Argentine side.
The Iranian squad overcame Argentina 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 25-22, 24-26 and 15-9) in a Pool 7 match at the indoor Estadio Aldo Cantoni arena in Argentina’s western city of San Juan on Friday evening local time.
Facundo Conte led Argentina with 19 points, while Milad Ebadipour was Iran’s top scorer with 17 points.
The national Iranian men's volleyball team is scheduled to face Italy on Saturday.
The 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League kicked off on May 25, and will run through July 8 in 22 host cities.
A total of 16 teams compete in a round-robin format with every core team hosting a pool at least once.
The teams are divided into four pools of four teams at each week and compete five weeks long, with a total of 120 matches.
The top five teams after the preliminary round join the host of the final round to compete in the final round.
The relegation takes in consideration only the 4 challenger teams.
The last ranked challenger team plays the promotion play-off against the Challenger Cup winners. The winners of the play-off will qualify for the next edition as a challenger team.
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