Iran’s Men’s Volleyball Advances to Final: ISG 2021
- August, 14, 2022 - 17:21
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s men’s volleyball team booked its place in the final of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Sunday.
Iran defeated Azerbaijan in straight sets (25-17, 25-20, 25-11) in the semifinals and will play with the winner of Turkey and Cameroon in the final match on Monday.
Team Melli Banovan also defeated Azerbaijan 3-1 (25-18, 18-25, 25-16, 25-22) in the Games’ semifinals on Sunday and will face the winner of Turkey and Cameroon match on Monday.
The 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games are being held in Konya, Turkey, from August 09 to 18, 2022. It is a multinational, multi-sport event that is played between the athletes from the nations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
With an exception of the 2010 Games, it has taken place every four years since its debut in 2005 at Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The Islamic Solidarity Games are organized and directed by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, but for the first time in history, the event is organized by the Turkish Olympic Committee.