The national Iranian junior water polo team has achieved its second win at the 19th edition of Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships in Serbia, defeating the South African squad.
On Thursday, the Iranian outfit overcame the African contingent 15-9 at the end of a match held at the Sports Center Milan Gale Muškatirović in the Serbian capital city of Belgrade.
Iran’s national junior water polo team had slumped to a 3-15 defeat against the American team the previous day.
Iran lost its opening match to Russia 2-19 on August 5, before going down to a 2-18 loss against Greece the following day.
Young Iranian athletes defeated their Puerto Rican counterparts 8-7 in their third match on August 7.
The 19th edition of the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships opened in Belgrade, Serbia, on August 5, and will conclude on August 13, 2017.