FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Iran keep growing for big matches, says middle blocker Faezi


Blocking was a key weapon for Iran's victory and Saman Faezi contributed big time

Daniel Sanchez, Mexico player: "Against Iran, we were able to correct some mistakes from the first game, mostly in reception, but instead we failed too much in attack. We still need to improve and learn, but we're very happy of being here in this World Championship and we want to cease this opportunity."

Saman Faezi, Iran player: "We are happy for our second victory, but these matches aren't our main objective in this pool stage. We have some big challenges ahead and these matches are good for adjusting details and working in our coordination. We plan the games as a team, with a system, in which every one of us has a function and mine is blocking. Today I was able to give a lot to the group."

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