Nov 7, 2022 08:54
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The reigning Paralympic and World Champions Iran wrapped up pool play at the 2022 Men's Sitting Volleyball World Championship with a clean sweep of Croatia 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-16) and reached knockout phase.

 The 16 participating teams are divided into four pools for the preliminary phase of the competition. Team Melli had drawn along Iraq, Kazakhstan and Croatia in Pool B and had earned three successive victories in preliminary round.

Iran is scheduled to play Japan today. Japan finish pool play winless at the bottom of Pool A.

Pool play in the men's competition wraps up yesterday at Sarajevo 2022 with teams jostling for positions in the bracket of the 'Round of 16' once the knockout stage begins today (7 November).

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 Men's 'Round of 16' (Monday, 7 November)

Match #26 Iran v Japan

Match #27 Brazil v Rwanda

Match #32 USA v Iraq

Match #29 Ukraine v Canada

Match #25 Bosnia & Herzegovina v Croatia

Match #28 Egypt v Poland

Match #31 Kazakhstan v Serbia

Match #30 Germany v Netherlands

The men’s and women’s competitions started on Friday (Nov. 4) in Bosnia and Herzegovina's capital Sarajevo and will run until November 11.

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