Sarmayeh Bank Remain Unbeaten in Pool D
Hosts Myanmar, Taipei Power, Al-Arabi Sports Club and Bank Sarmayeh respectively top Pool A, B, C and D after making a clean sweep at the end of the pool round-robin preliminaries of the “SMM” 2016 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.
In Pool D, Altay VC from Kazakhstan proved too strong for Malaysia to mercilessly crush the unfancied rivals in a totally one-sided 3-0 (25-12 25-12 25-13) encounter. Yury Zinko Yury led Altay VC with 13 points, while Sim Jian Qin scored a team-high 16 points for Malaysia.
At Hall C, hot-favourites Bank Sarmayeh from Iran remained in awesome form to thrash underdogs Hong kong in a lop-sided battle 25-6 25-19 25-11 in Pool D.
Seyed Mousavi Eraghi scored a match-high 15 points for Bank Sarmayeh. He led in all skills with 9 points in spiking, 2 blocks and 4 ace serves, while Kwan Leung Ho collected only 5 points for Hong Kong.
Bank Sarmayeh made a clean sweep to top Pool D with 9 points from three straight wins. Kazakhstan’s Altay Vc came in second place with 6 points from two wins against one loss. Malaysia finished third with three points from one win against two losses, while winless Hong Kong came in fourth position.