Pakistan win Central Asian Volleyball Championship | The Express Tribune


Pakistan beat Iran 3-1 in the final to clinch the Central Asian Volleyball Championship at Gymnasium Hall of the Sports Board Punjab in Lahore on Tuesday.

Hosts Pakistan bagged the first two sets 25-17, 25-16 respectively, before Iran roared back to claim the third set 25-23.

Pakistan responded well in the fourth set, closing out the match with 25-20 score and snaring the title.

The title win was an icing on the cake for Pakistan who were hosting the five-team event after a long gap of 17 years. Apart from Pakistan and Iran, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan also participated in the championship.

The winning moment:

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also congratulated the volleyball team on his Twitter handle and praised their determination and hard work.

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