Iran claims victory over Canada

RIMINI, Italy, June 3, 2021 – Iran claimed a 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-22) victory over Canada to open the second round of the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League on Thursday.

It was the third victory in four outings for team Iran while Canada dropped its record to 1-3.

The Iranians held a commanding difference against their opponents in blocking 14-7 and serving aces 6-3. They also led in attacks 55-51.

Saber Kazemi led five Iranians who registered double figures in scoring with 17 points He was supported by Seyed Mousavi with 16 and Meisan Saleji with 14. Milad Ebadipour and Massoud Gholami chartered 12 apiece.

Joseph Sclater and John Gordon Perrin had 17 and 16, respectively, and Arthur Szwarc added 10.