Fixtures

FIVB Nations League 21-25,25-23,25-22 - [8] Iran vs Poland [3] - 0-0
FIVB Nations League 07/07 12:00 - Italy vs Iran - View
FIVB Nations League 07/08 15:00 - Slovenia vs Iran - View
FIVB Nations League 07/09 15:00 - Iran vs Serbia - View
World Championship 08/27 13:00 1 Iran vs Netherlands - View
World Championship 08/28 09:00 2 Iran vs Egypt - View

Results

FIVB Nations League 06/25 10:30 - [14] Canada v Iran [9] W 0-3
FIVB Nations League 06/24 13:30 - [9] Iran v Brazil [7] L 0-3
FIVB Nations League 06/23 17:00 - [3] USA v Iran [12] W 0-3
FIVB Nations League 06/21 17:00 - [10] Iran v Bulgaria [15] L 0-3
FIVB Nations League 06/12 16:00 - [7] Iran v Japan [4] L 0-3
FIVB Nations League 06/12 00:00 - [10] Iran v Australia [16] W 3-1
FIVB Nations League 06/10 18:00 - [14] Netherlands v Iran [7] L 3-0
FIVB Nations League 06/07 21:00 - [3] China v Iran [3] W 1-3
International Games 06/02 15:15 - Serbia v Iran L 3-0
International Games 06/01 15:15 - Serbia v Iran L 3-2
Asia Champs 09/19 09:00 1 Japan v Iran W 0-3
Asia Champs 09/18 06:00 2 [2] China v Iran [1] W 1-3

The Iran Men's National Volleyball Team is the official national men's volleyball team of Iran. It is governed by the Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (I.R.I.V.F.) and takes part in international volleyball competitions.

As of June 2022, Team Melli is considered as the best team in Asia, as it ranks 11th in the FIVB World Rankings.

The national team won the Asian Volleyball Championship four times: in 2011 Tehran, 2013 Dubai, 2019 Tehran and 2021 Chiba & Funabashi

In its first appearance in the competition since joining the 2013 World League, Iran has been a dominant force in Group 1 of the competition, posing a challenge to any opponent. Defeating Italy and Cuba in these games, Iran introduced itself as a formidable contender.

In 2014 World League campaign, Iran's national team reached fourth place in Group 1 after a straight-set defeat to their Italian hosts in the bronze medal match. In these games, Iran had already defeated Brazil, Italy and Poland.

Iran has also competed in the World Championship four times, with their best result obtained in 2014 Poland where they ended up in 6th place. In those games Iran qualified from the first and second rounds with, respectively, four and five wins; their only defeat was against France.

Iran defeated Japan to win the gold medal at the Asian Games Korea in 2014. Consecutively, in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, Iran cruised past Japan and South Korea to win the gold medal.

Iran made it to the Olympic Games for the first time in their history in 2016 as the top-ranked Asian squad at the World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan. Iran finished in 5th place in the competition.

History

The history of Iran’s volleyball dates back to around 1920 when Mir Mehdi Varzandeh brought volleyball regulations to Iran. During the World War II, forces of Allies occupied Iran, sport Contacts, especially in volleyball, was done with soldiers of these forces; it was a new way for familiarity with volleyball of the other countries. At that time a friendly match was fixed between the Iran and Russian Army team. In 1958 for the first time, national men’s team of Pakistan was invited to Tehran, guest team had some friendly matches with national team, club teams and Army team. Iran's national team first attended at 1958 Asian Games.