Volleyball News

Binan, Philippines, September 11, 2016 – Sarmayeh Bank of Iran settled for the fifth place after they defeated Thongtin Lien Viet Post Bank of Vietnam 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-23) in the “SMM” 2016 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship at the Alonte Sports Arena on Sunday.

Maedeh Borhani Esfahani finished with 15 points, while Farnoosh Sheikhi added 13 and Mahsa Saberi chipped in 10 hits for the Iranian club.

Sarmayeh Bank, which finished below-par ninth in the 2015 competition in Vietnam, improved four notches higher in the ranking.

Sarmayeh Bank relied on the poor reception of Thongtin Lien Viet Post Bank with more service aces 7-0.

Do Thi Minh made 13 points for the Vietnamese club, which finished seventh last year, while Tran Ton Nu Ly Linh added 10 hits.