Thailand too strong for Iran at Asian meet

Thailand's Ajcharaporn Kongyot, left, goes for a block against Iran yesterday. PR

Thailand blanked Iran 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-16) to claim their second successive Pool D win at the 2017 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship in the Philippines yesterday.

Chatchu-on Moksri top-scored for Thailand with 13 points. Wipawee Srithong had eight. Borhani Esfahani Maedeh was Iran's highest scorer with seven points.

Thailand take on Taiwan today at 2pm (Thai time) in the final game of the preliminary round at the Alonte Sports Arena in Binan. Iran and the Maldives face off at 11.30am at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex in Muntinlupa, Manila.

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