|Farid Saebi appointed head coach of Iran’s sitting volleyball team||
TEHRAN – Farid Saebi has been appointed as new head coach of Iran’s sitting volleyball team.
Saebi replaced Hadi Rezaei in the world’s most decorated sitting volleyball team.
The Iranian team is preparing for the 2014 Asian Para Games which will be held in Incheon, South Korea from October 18 to 24.
“We have four training camps prior to the Asian Games. Iran is going to win the gold medal in the competitions,” Saebi told Tehran Times correspondent.
Since Iran made its Paralympic debut in Seoul in 1988, its men’s Sitting Volleyball team has won five gold medals, only missing out on the top podium place in 2004 and 2012 when it lost to arch rivals Bosnia and Herzegovina in Athens and London.
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