Both teams are going to stay in Mexicali at qualification round for places 9 to 16.
Mexicali, Mexico, September 13 of 2015 - Iran finally clinched their first victory at the FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship by defeating Cuba in three sets.
The pupils of Farhad Nafarzadeh won 3-1 (18-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-18) in 1 hour and 41 minutes.
This game meant the first “W” for Iran at the championship, and third lost for cuba in Pool C. Both teams are going to stay in Mexicali at qualification round for places 9 to 16.
Amin Esmaelilnezhad was the best offensive player of the Iranian team by scoring 20 points, 14 of them with powerfull spikes. He also recorded four points by blocking the Cuban attack and aced two times.
Saeed Javaheri had 16 tallies, including 3 blocks and 2 aces. Cuba started the game well, but heir mistakes made them lost. Their best player was Luis Sosa doing a great job by scoring 12 points, while Osmany Uriarte tallied 10 units.