Brazil and Iran to open FIVB World League 2016

A powerful performance from the hosting team helped Brazil defeat Iran 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 28-26). The local team displayed their ability at the service line, firing 10 aces. Lucas Saatkamp was particularly impressive with four aces and 17 points overall. After the match, Iran’s captain Mir Saeid Marouflakrani said that his team still feel the effects of playing the World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan, explaining their difficulties on court.