Amir Ghafour fit for Japan match

May 31, 2016

Iran’s opposite spiker Amir Ghafour will be fit for Japan match at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament.

The match will be held at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Wednesday.

“Ghafour has some inflammation in his knee. We decided to rest him in the match against France and save him for Japan's match. He is fine,” Iran coach Raul Lozano said.

Iran suffered a 3-0 defeat against France after two win against Australia and Canada.

The qualification tournament in Tokyo, which also serves as the Asian qualification tournament, will provide the top ranked Asian team and the top three ranked teams with the four Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification slots available.

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