According to Mehr’s reporter, Iran’s national volleyball team met the Cuban national team in its seventh match in the Olympic qualifiers at 20:00, and the match ended with a score of 3-2 in Cuba’s favor.
This game was not important for both other teams because Brazil won the Olympic qualification by winning against Italy, and Germany had already confirmed its participation in the Olympics from Group A.
Alireza Tolokian, head coach of the national team, Javad Karimi, Shahroz HomayunfermaneshMehdi Jaloh, Amin Ismailnejad, Mobin Nasri, Mohammad Walizadeh and Arman Salehi as libero sent to the field against Cuba.
Iran’s national volleyball team was in Group A of the tournament with teams from Brazil, Germany, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Qatar, Italy and Cuba, and won only against Qatar. National volleyball team lost against other competitors in this group and did not get an acceptable result.
This match ended in five sets, the first set ended with the result of 25-20 in favor of Cuba, but in the second and third sets, Iran’s national volleyball team won with the results of 25-23 in both sets.
The fourth set ended with a big difference in points and the result was 25-13 in favor of Cuba, so that the work was extended to the fifth set. In the fifth set, Cuba was the best team on the field and was able to win this set with a score of 15:9.
The case of failure of the national volleyball team was completed with a defeat against Cuba, and this team won only one victory against Qatar out of 7 matches in the Olympic qualifiers. With the defeat against Cuba, Iran’s position in the world ranking will decrease and it will be difficult to get the Olympic quota.