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Matin Varamin VC

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Full name  Matin Varamin
Chairman  Alireza Fadakar
League  Iranian Super League
Captain  Mehdi Bazargard
Date founded  2012
Short name  Matin
Manager  Behrouz Ataei
2015–16  7th
Ground  Varamin
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Matin Varamin Volleyball Club (Persian: باشگاه والیبال متین ورامین‎‎) is a professional volleyball team based in Varamin, Iran. They compete in the Iranian Volleyball Super League.

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Establishment

Matin Varamin Volleyball Club was founded in 2012 in Varamin, Iran, by the Matin Engineering Company. Matin was placed in the Iranian Super League for the 2012-13 season.

2012–13

In their first season Matin finished 2nd in the league with 42 points thus securing a play-off spot. In the semi-final round Matin defeated Saipa Alborz two games to one and advanced to the final, in which they faced Kalleh. Matin won the first game, but Kalleh bounced back winning the remaining two games and winning the Super League.

2013–14

In their second season, Matin again finished second in the league. This time the play-offs included a quarter-final phase, and Matin were paired up with Novin Keshavarz in which they comfortably won. In the semi-final Matin faced Mizan Khorasan, Matin again easily defeated their opposition and advanced to the final and for the second straight year they faced Kalleh Mazandaran. The finals was only a one match game in which Matin won three sets to two, thus winning their first title and clinching a spot in the Asian Club Championships. Matin easily won their group and advanced to the quarter-finals in which they defeated Chinese Taipei three sets to one. Matin then faced Beijing Motors in the semi-final, they easily beat Beijing three sets to none. In the final they were paired up with Persian Gulf rivals Al Rayyan of Qatar. Matin proved to be no match for Al Rayyan as they defeated the Qatari team three sets to one. By winning the Asian Club Championships they secured a spot in the World Club Championships. In their first group match, Matin were defeated three sets to none by Brazilian club Sada Cruzeiro. However in their second match they bounced back defeating Mets of Cuba three sets to none. In their final group match, Matin faced Belogorie of Russia. A match they had to win to advance out of the group, unfortunately they were defeated three set to one, and finished fifth overall.

Current squad

  • 1. Alireza Nasr Esfahani
  • 2. Mostafa Sharifat
  • 5. Mehdi Bazargard
  • 6. Hesan Bakhsheshi
  • 7. Hamzeh Zarini
  • 8. Ahsanollah Shirkavand
  • 9. Ali Asghar Razmfar
  • 10. Amir Ghafour
  • 12. Mehdi Faraji
  • 14. Arash Keshavarzi
  • 15. Andreas Fragkos
  • 16. Shahin Mofidi
  • 17. Mohammad Taher Vadi
  • 18. Saber Narimannejad
  • 20. Behnam Ebrahimi
  • Heach coach: Behrouz Ataei
  • Assistant coach: Slobodan Prakljačić
  • Honors

  • Iranian Super League
  • Winners (1): 2014 Runners-up (1): 2013
  • Asian Club Championship
  • Winners (1): 2014
  • Club World Championship
  • Fifth place (1): 2014

    References

    Matin Varamin VC Wikipedia


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