Urmia (IP) - The national Iranian men's volleyball team swept past Iraq 3-1 in the 22nd Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship on Monday.

Iran PressIran News: The extraordinary players of the Iranian team managed to come back from a set down to beat Iraq 3-1 (19-25, 25-12, 25-15, 25-14).

Behrouz Ataei’s men had defeated Hong Kong in Pool A on Sunday.

The 22nd edition of the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship is being held in Urmia, Iran from Aug. 19 to 26.

Japan, who are the favorites to win the 2023 edition, are the most decorated team with nine titles.

South Korea and Iran have won the trophy four times each.

Japan are the best Asian team in the FIVB ranking sitting in the fifth place, while Iran are in the 10th place.