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Japan prevail in close-fought contest with Iran

Cairo, Egypt, August 24, 2017 - Japan emerged as 4-3 victors (16-14, 10-15, 13-15, 15-11, 12-15, 15-13, 15-7) against Iran in the play off of 5 to 8 positions at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship here at Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt on Thursday.

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"We avenged Iran after the Asian qualifiers," says Japan coach

Cairo, Egypt, August 24, 2017- Japan came twice from behind to clinch a victory over Iran in the play off 5 to 8 positions at Men's U23 World Championship. Here are the quotes of the coaches and captains after the thrilling encounter.

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Match Statistics by Teams

44
Spike
58
11
Block
5
2
Serve
3
33
Opp. Errors
30
90
Total
96

0
Dig
0
79
Reception
79
0
Set
0

Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
6 Rahman Taghi Zadeh 16 6 9 9 22 1 14
12 Saeed Javaheri Tavana 14 14 27 0 6 0 10
9 Sahand Allah Verdian 10 7 10 2 11 1 23
8 Salim Cheperli 8 8 28 0 9 0 8
18 Jaber Esmaeilpoor 5 5 13 0 9 0 8
1 Rasoul Aghchehli 2 2 4 0 1 0 3
4 Hamid Hamoodi 2 2 5 0 3 0 13
3 Esmaeil Mosaferdashliboroun 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
14 Javad Karimisouchelmaei 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
15 Aliasghar Mojarad 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
17 Amir Khodaparasti 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
19 Esmaeil Talebi Khameneh 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Starting
Substitute
Libero
Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
10 Kenta Takanashi 16 16 32 0 2 0 23
3 Haruki Ono 13 11 15 2 6 0 0
5 Jin Tsuzuki 10 9 30 1 8 0 9
8 Masato Katsuoka 10 10 21 0 1 0 17
9 Kenji Sato 9 7 11 0 11 2 17
1 Takaya Yamazaki 4 4 8 0 5 0 0
2 Masaki Oya 3 0 2 2 9 1 18
4 Yudai Arai 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 Koki Masachika 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Yuki Higuchi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Yuki Suzuki 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Masaki Kaneko 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Starting
Substitute
Libero

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