EghtesadOnline: Iran's national volleyball team defeated Kazakhstan in 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualifiers to book a spot for the world competitions due to be hosted jointly by Italy and Bulgaria.
According to IRNA, Iranian volleyball players beat Kazakhstan in three straight sets (25-18, 25-17 and 25-16).
With this win, Iran gained nine points to place on top of its group.
2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualifiers is underway in Iran's northwestern city of Ardebil.
Iran, South Korea, China, Qatar and Kazakhstan are competing with each other. The first two teams will qualify for world championships.