Bahrain beat their Tunisian counterparts 3-0, 25-22, 25-12, 25-22, to top Group A.
The Undersecretary of Cabinet Affairs and Vice President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, was at the forefront of the national team’s support during the opening match against Tunisia.
The match was attended by the President of the Bahrain Volleyball Association, Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, the Secretary-General of the Federation, Firas Al-Halwashi, and the Chargé d’Affairs of the Tunisian Embassy in Bahrain, Mona Al-Maaloul.
In the first group match, the second Asian champion, Iran, defeated its Thai counterpart, 3-1.
In other matches, Italy, the defending champion, beat Mexico 3-0, Poland beat India 3-1, and Bulgaria beat Canada 3-1.
Egypt lost to Brazil 0-3, while Argentina beat the United States 3-0.
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