|Iran and the U.S. sign MOU to boost Volleyball standards||
Iran’s Volleyball Federation President, Mohammad Reza Davarzani and his U.S counterpart signed memorandum of understanding in Los Angeles on Monday in order to expand cooperations.
“This would be a good beginning for both parties, improving the U.S. and Iran's Volleyball but also the world’s standards,” President of Iran's Volleyball Federation, Mohammad Reza Davarzani said.
“This agreement will strength the relations between the two Federations, in addition to boosting the Volleyball standards in both countries,” President of U.S. Volleyball Federation Douglas Bill added.
Iran’s men national volleyball team is in California for a four-game tour against the U.S. The host defeated Iran 3-1 in the opening match at USC's Galen Center on Saturday night.
The remaining three matches are scheduled to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on Aug. 14, San Diego State on Aug.15 and UC Irvine on Aug.16.
Iran and the U.S. will prepare for the 2014 Volleyball World Championship, which will be held in Poland from 30 August to 21 September 2014.
The two teams also have been drawn in the same group for the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World League.
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