Iran learn fate at FIVB Boys U-19 Volleyball

May 22, 2017

Iran have been drawn in Pool D of the FIVB Boys Under-19 Volleyball Championship.

The tournament will take place in Bahrain from August 18-27.

The ceremony took place at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Manama on Saturday and the tournament will be held at Isa Sports City in Manama. 

International Volleyball Federation official Ramon Suzara conducted the draw in the presence of Bahrain and Arab Volleyball Association president Shaikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain Volleyball Association vice-president Jehad Khalfan, wrote.

Holder Poland will start in Pool B, against France, Brazil, Cuba, Japan and France, while hosts Bahrain were placed in Pool A, with the USA, Puerto Rico, Egypt and Tunisia. 

Argentina and Iran, silver and bronze medallists in 2015 have been drawn together in Pool D, along with Mexico, China and the Czech Republic.

Pool C features European heavyweights Italy and Russia, along with Chile, South Korea and Turkey.

Pool A – Bahrain, USA, Puerto Rico, Egypt, Tunisia

Pool B - Poland, Brazil, Cuba, Japan, France

Pool C - Italy, Russia, Chile, South Korea, Turkey

Pool D - Argentina, Iran, Mexico, China, Czech Republic

The matches will be played on two courts at the Isa Sports City with matches starting at 12.30pm (local time, GMT 10.30am) each day.

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