Iran to host FIVB Boys’ U-19 World Championship

Iran to host FIVB Boys’ U-19 World Championship

Iran Volleyball Super League will resume on October 28,

TEHRAN, Oct. 16, 2020: Iran was chosen to host FIVB Volleyball Boys’ Under 19 World Championship. Following an open bidding process and the approval of the FIVB Board of Administration, the FIVB has confirmed the hosts for the next editions of the FIVB Volleyball Age Group World Championships.
After careful evaluation of all the proposals received, the countries below were approved as hosts for the following World Championships:
Girls’ Under 18 Worlds – Mexico
Boys’ Under 19 Worlds – Iran
Women’s Under 20 Worlds – The Netherlands and Belgium
Men’s Under 21 Worlds – Italy and Bulgaria.
Following the announcement, FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F said: “I am delighted to see such strong hosting nations committed to providing more opportunities for young athletes to participate in international competitions. Each of these events is an important step in the development of an athlete’s career. As they grow their competition experience, I have no doubt that, in the future, we will see many of them proudly representing their nation at some of the biggest volleyball competitions on the planet.”
Iran League to resume: Iran Volleyball Super League will resume on October 28, Director of Competition and Events of Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation Shahram Azimi said. The Super League was postponed on Oct. 10 due to the third wave of Covid-19.
“We canceled the competition in order to cut the chain of coronavirus’ spread but the competition will resume on Oct. 28,” Azimi said. The new season started on September 9 and Foolad Sirjan sits top of the table at the end of Matchday 7.