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.
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
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There will be three new teams on the podium at the 2017 European Men’s Championship as the last remaining 2015 medalist, Italy, was eliminated in the quarterfinals on Thursday. Poland and France were knocked out in Wednesday’s playoffs.
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The Czech Republic bested France in four sets to move on to the quarterfinals alongside Slovenia, Bulgaria and Italy.
After two days of play, Germany sits atop Pool B at 2-0, while Belgium is undefeated in Pool D.
Friday marked the first day of action in Groups B and D at the European Championships. The Czech Republic and Germany outlasted their foes in Pool B, while Turkey and Belgium came out on top in Pool D.
They will still, however, be without Olympic stars Ivan Zaytsev, Emanuele Biraelli, and Osmany Juantorena, but veteran Simone Buti (above) will be present to captain the team.