Alekno invites 17 players to Iran for 2021 VNL

May 14, 2021 - 14:13

TEHRAN - Vladimir Alekno has invited 17 players to Iran national volleyball team for the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) in Rimini, Italy.

The final schedule for the 2021 VNL has been confirmed ahead of the third edition of the competition which begins on May 25 at Italy's Adriatic resort of Rimini with the participation of 16 women's and 16 men's teams.

Iran national volleyball team will start the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) with a match against Japan on May 28.

The 2021 VNL is the first international gathering of this magnitude since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic caused the cancellation of events in 2020.

The tournament will be held within a secure 'bubble' with all hygiene protocols in place to ensure the health and well-being of all athletes, officials and staff throughout the competition.


1. Saied Marouf
2. Mohammadtaher Wadi

3. Amir Ghafour
4. Saber Kazemi
5. Bardia Saadat

Outside Hitters
6. Milad Ebadipour
7. Pourya Fayazi
8. Meysam Salehi
9. Amirhossein Esfandiar
10. Mohammadjavad Manavinejad

Middle Blockers
11. Mohammad Mousavi
12. Masoud Gholami
13. Ali Shafiei
14. Aliasghar Mojarad
15. Reza Abedini

16. Mohammadreza Hazratpour
17. Arman Salehi

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