Iran B wins Asian Volleyball Confederation Cup

September 28, 2016

Iran B national team defeated China 3-1 (23–25, 25–23, 25–21, 25–21) at the 5th AVC Cup for Men at the Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium on Wednesday.

The Iranian team had already won the AVC Cup in 2008 and 2010 in the competition.

Iran’s Alireza Behboudi was named as the Most Valuable Player of the competition.

Earlier in the day, Japan pulled off a dramatic 3-1 (25-18 17-25 28-26 25-12) victory over Chinese Taipei in the third-place playoff to claim bronze medal.

The AVC Cup, called the Asian Volleyball Cup between 2008 and 2010, is an international volleyball tournament for Asian and Oceania national teams, organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC).

 The first edition for both men and women was held in 2008. It is currently held biannually, after the Olympics Games or the men's and women's World Championships.

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