Peyman Akbari steps down as Paykan volleyball coach

January 13, 2018

TEHRAN - Peyman Akbari has stepped down from his coaching role with Paykan volleyball team.

He has parted company with the Iranian top-flight volleyball team by mutual consent after string of poor results.

Iranian giants Paykan have lost to Sarmayeh Bank, Saipa and Havash Gonbad in the last previous matches and moved down to fourth place in the Iran Volleyball Professional League table.

Akbari is a retired Iranian volleyball player. He was part of the Iran men's national volleyball team at the 2006 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship in Japan.

He is the only Iranian assistant of Igor Kolakovic in the national team.

Akbari headed Iran B national team in the 2015 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship, where the team became runners-up after losing to Japan 3-1 in the final match.

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