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2005 Junior Men’s U 21 World Championship
Vizakhapatnam, India
6 – 14 August 2005

Match Descriptive

Iran beat U.S.A. 3-1 (25-21, 25-21, 19-25, 25-23) - duration 1:46
08-Aug, start time: 15:00, end time: 16:46 - Attendance: 2,500
City: Visakhapatnam; Hall : Swarnabharati Stadium
Iran beat USA in a four set thriller.
The match between Iran and USA was a keenly contested on going upto four sets .

Starting the first service point loss, the Iranians took an ealry lead and the USA team was
made to sweat. The captain of Iran team Arash served well and their team took a continuous 9
points before the side overs. The blocking and retreivals of the USA team were not matching
to gain any points in their favour. The first set went the Iranianway at 25-21.

The second set also was a similar encounter with Mohammadkazam of Iran spiking away
to glory and he had clinched 18 points for his team in all. Ably helped Zarini the Iran team
took the set at 25-21.

The USA team took the third set at 25-19 with some good showing by Jablony Jayson and Brunner Theodore. The y both exelled in blocking , keeeping the Iranian at bay.

The fourth set was a sea saw battle, as it gained momentum the scores read 19 all.
The USA team did not capitalise on the situation, especially after Zarini of Iran was
shown an yellow card and mood was upbeat for the USA team. Again USA lost the
set and match due to some silly faults.