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.
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.
Australia defeated Japan in five sets. The loss is a big one for Japan, who now sit on the outside looking in.
To prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Japan Volleyball Association announced the hiring of Yuichi Nakagaichi and Kumi…