Breaking: Iran names 27-player squad for 2021 VNL
TEHRAN – Iran volleyball federation has named a 27-man team for the 2021 Volleyball Nations League.
The 2020 edition of the VNL was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sixteen men’s teams and 16 women’s teams are scheduled to compete.
Each will play 15 matches in the round-robin phase, with the top four teams then proceeding to the finals – a departure from the usual six.
Opposites: Amir Ghafour, Saber Kazemi, Porya Yali, Bardia Saadat, Amin Esmaeilnezhad
Outsides: Milad Ebadipour, Porya Fayazi, Meysam Salehi, Salim Chaparli, Amirhossein Esfandiar, Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad, Morteza Sharifi, Esmaeil Mosafer
Middles: Mohammad Mousavi, Masoud Gholami, Ali Shafiei, Aliasghar Mojarrad, Amirhossein Toukhteh, Reza Abedini, Mehran Feyz Emamdoost
Setters: Saeid Marouf, Mohammadtaher Vadi, Javad Karimi, Ali Ramezani
Liberos: Mohammadreza Hazratpour, Mehdi Marandi, Arman Salehi