Iran to host 2015 men's Asian volleyball championship

Tehran, Nov 1, IRNA – Iran was selected to host 2015 men's Asian volleyball championship, during the annual meeting of the International Volleyball Federations in the Italian city of Cagliari.

Head of Iran's Volleyball Federation Mohammd Reza Davarzani said that the meeting was attended by representatives from 210 countries out of the total 220 member states.

Iran was selected from among many nominees struggling to win the hosting of the event, he noted, adding that 2016 Brazil Olympic qualifying maches will also be hosted by Iran in 2015.

Iran's men volleyball team was crowned in Tehran in 2011 and in UAE in 2013 but it has so far failed to advance to Olympic games.

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