Iran is coming off a four-set win against hosts, Japan, at the World Grand Champions Cup and will fight for a shot at the top prize in a match against France.
Brazil’s 3-2 win against the USA all but gives the South Americans the tournament title, even though three other teams have mathematical chances at it.
Both Iran and Japan lost their day three matches at the World Grand Champions Cup – with it being Irans first and Japans third.
Iran will face a tough challenge to remain the only unbeaten team at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup as they take on Brazil for the day three matchup.
Iran adds another chapter to its up and coming volleyball resume, coming from behind 2-0 to hand Team USA its first defeat of the tournament.
Both Team USA and Iran were victorious on day one of the 2017 World Grand Champions Cup, with the United States defeating the hosts, Japan and Iran taking five sets to down Italy.
Matthew Anderson ushered USA’s opening day straight-set (25-21, 25-18, 25-13) win over hosts Japan. Brazil and Iran also came out victorious.
Italy and Iran meet for the second time at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup – with Iran having taken the first meeting over Italy in five sets in 2013.
Schedule, host information, and teams’ extended rosters for the seventh edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup