– Sports News –
Iran had previously lost to Poland (32-27) and Belgium (35-31) in the tournament.
Veselin Vujovic’s team will also play a friendly with South Korea on January 8.
Team Melli is competing in the tournament as part of preparations for the 2023 IHF World Men’s Championship, which will be held in Poland and Sweden from January 11-29.
The Persians face Chile on January 12 in their premiere.