AVC: Rebisco men's team falls to Iranian champ in opener | Inquirer Sports
Close  

AVC: Rebisco men’s team falls to Iranian champ in opener

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 02:53 PM October 08, 2021
Rebisco vs Sirjan Foulad.

Rebisco vs Sirjan Foulad. AVC PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Team Rebisco lost to Iranian champion Sirjan Foulad, 25-15, 25-22, 25-5, in its opening match in the 2021 AVC Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship Friday  in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

Sirjan Foulad, which won its first Iranian Super League this year, was on point at the start of the third set, burying Rebisco 9-0 from the get-go.

ADVERTISEMENT

Team Rebisco failed to carry its momentum from the second set where it fought back from an 18-12 deficit to get to within one, 23-22, courtesy of Joshua Umandal’s two straight kills.

The Filipinos will next face Uzbekistan’s AGMK on Saturday at 11 am (Manila time).

FEATURED STORIES

The top two teams from each group will advance to the semifinals while the two worst teams of each group will duke it out in the 9th to 10th classification match.

The middle teams of each group, 3rd and 4th, will also play in a knockout round for the 5th to 8th spots.

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: 2021 AVC Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship, Team Rebisco
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.