Iranian Beach Juniors set up with victory
The national Iranian beach team of juniors started the 1st Asian U-18 Beach Volleyball Championship with victory in Laos.
As the public relations of volleyball federation reported, twenty-four teams are to compete since Friday, May 20 in Vientiane, Laos. The preliminary round will run with eight pools. Iran team A (Mohammad RezaHazrat pour & Salar Ghanidel) faced Hong Kong I in the debut match that are both in the same pool with Laos IV.
Iran I beat Hong Kong 21-9 and 21-15 while Iran II (Alireza Aghajani & Ali Shahbazi) beat Laos III 2-0 (21-9, 21-12). Iran B brought the loss to China in the second match (21-12, 21-16) and moved up to the knockout round as the top team of his pool.
Mr. Mazyar Houshmand guides the team as the head coach. The final top four teams of the table will qualify for the World U-19 Beach Championship.