FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Iran capture important victory over France


Players of Iran followed the scoreboard during the whole match as they were looking for a 3-0 win

Tijuana, Mexico, June 30, 2013 – Iran collected three valuable points with their straight set (25-20, 25-18, 25-15) victory over France on Sunday, their second in Pool C of the FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship.

Mohammad Javad and Akbar Valaei led the Iranian squad with 15 and 13 points while Stephen Boyer and Henry Mederic each had 8 points for the defeated side.
 
Iran outplayed France 12-7 in the blocking department and 5-3 in the service winners charts. The Asian champions scored also with 40 spikes to 25 of France.

The French team had to improvise with a new libero using position player Aaron Koubi as a replacement for the injured Jeremie Mouiel.

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