Iran Discovers Opponents at 2023 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship
- March, 16, 2023 - 17:59
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran learned its opponents at the 22nd Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship.
The Championship will be held in Tehran between August 19 and 26.
Defending and consecutive two-time champion Iran is in Pool A with Hong Kong China and Iraq, while Japan, silver medalist at the previous edition on home soil two years ago and former 9-time Asian champion, will be pitted against Uzbekistan and Thailand in Pool B.
Pool C consists of former 3-time champion China, Kazakhstan and Indonesia, while Pool D features Chinese Taipei, Bahrain and Mongolia.
Qatar, India and Afghanistan are in Pool E, with Pool F comprising Pakistan, former 4-time winners Korea and Bangladesh.
Hosts Iran will have a rest day on the first-day meet, while Hong Kong China will take on Iraq, Thailand challenge Japan and Indonesia face China.
The other encounters on the opening day see Chinese Taipei meet Mongolia, Qatar play India and Bangladesh take on Korea.