Kaleh had to fight hard to retain their title
Iran, March 15, 2013 – Kaleh Mazandarn defended their title in the Iran
Super League on Friday with a tough 3-0 (27-25, 32-30, 25-23) victory
over Matin Varaming.
had lost to Matin 3-1(21-25, 25-21, 31-29, 25-23) two days previously,
but they pulled out all the stops to claim the title before more than
8,000 spectators at Azadi Sports Centre.
The win means they’ll be back at the Azadi Sports Centre at the end of April for the Asian Club Championship.
the stakes so high, the tension was obvious and both sides committed
sloppy errors, but the Kaleh players made the right moves at the right
moments and emerged victorious.
Twelve teams competed for the title, playing 62 games at home and 62 away, followed by additional matches in the playoffs.
Paykan Tehran took the bronze medal.