Iran got defensive rhythm in third set to stage comeback

Tokyo, Japan, May 29, 2016 – Iran coach Raul Lozano highlighted that they only got the defensive rhythm in the third set, while Canada coach Glenn Hoag felt his team’s 3-2 match on Saturday made it more difficult coming into their match against Iran.

Iran coach Raul Lozano: “Canada showed good level of play today. They had a hard match yesterday and had to come back this morning and play. I’m happy with the result. We were close in the first set but could not control the tempo. We got our rhythm back so our defence was better from the third set.”

Iran captain Saeid Marouflakrani: “We knew Canada are a strong team. The first set was …

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