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VNL 2019: Iran Falls to France

24 Jun 2019, 15:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - France put a stop to Iran';s seven-match winning streak Sunday with a solid and convincing 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-21) sweep that extends the suspense in the race for tickets to the Final Six of the 2019 FIVB Men';s Volleyball Nations League.

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Mohammadjavad Manavinejhad on 10 was the best scorer of Iran, but almost half the home side';s points (29 of 63) came from unforced errors of France at the Hossein Rezazadeh Hall in Ardabil, Iran.

Clevenot with a match-high 15 points and Boyer with 11 led France';s scoring.

Earlier on Sunday, Australia scored a massive win over Portugal 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 27-25) as both teams continue their quest to avoid relegation.

The 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men';s Nations League is the second edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men';s Nations League, an annual international men';s volleyball tournament contested by 16 national teams.

The competition is being held between May and July 2019 and the final round will take place in the Credit Union 1 Arena, Chicago, United States.

This is the first edition of the World League or the Nations League to have the Final Round hosted in North America.

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