The white-clad Iranian team was crowned champion before an 18-thousand full capacity crowd at the Azadi Indoor Stadium following their 3-1 defeat of China on Thursday, Fars News Agency reported.

The win secures Iran a berth in the FIVB Men’s World Cup due in Japan from November 20 to December 4.

The hosts forfeited the first set 25-22 to the Chinese, but the resilient Iranians denied their opponents any further joy as they rallied to a full recovery with 25-18, 25-19, and 25-16 wins in the next three sets.

Iran had inflicted the same scoreline upon South Korea in Wednesday’s semifinal to reach the tournament’s final game.

Up until that point, the Iranian team’s trajectory in the tournament had featured demolitions of Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Chinese Taipei, India, Pakistan, and Japan in straight sets.

The tournament which opened on September 21, hosted 16 teams.

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