31. 07. 2019

CHN M: Transfer bomb – Marouf joins Beijing on one-year contract

Source: tehrantimes.com; Photo: pinterest.com

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A true Volleyball transfer bomb exploded in China – the most famous Iranian male player Saeid Marouf has joined Beijing!

 

Tehran Times reported that a 33-year-old Iran national team setter Marouf joined the Chinese runners-up Beijing on a one-year contract. The news agency also reported that details of the athlete’s contract have not been released.

A 2-time Iranian Best Men’s Volleyball Player of the Year will play along with Cuban Leonardo Leyva and Frenchman Kévin Le Roux in the team. Beijing is Marouf’s 3rd foreign club in his career, as he has already played at Zenit Kazan, Russia (2014/15) and Emma Villas Siena, Italy (last season).

Marouf has won Asian Championship once and Asian Games and Asian Cup twice each with Iran. On a club level, he won the CEV Champions League and Russian Championship once each (both with Zenit Kazan), Asian Club Championship twice (Paykan Tehran and Matin Varamin) and Iranian Championship 3 times (Sanam Tehran, Kalleh Mazandaran and Matin Varamin). Individually, Marouf was named MVP of the Asian Championship once and Best Setter of the Asian Championship, Asian Cup and FIVB World League one-time each.

 

See our sections - Transfers - Done Deals and Transfers - Rumors.

 

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2 Comments about "CHN M: Transfer bomb – Marouf joins Beijing on one-year contract"

31.07.2019 | 21:46 |   Steven [unregistered]

This is HUGE! Marouf is such a great setter. Beijing must have paid a shxt load of money to convince him to join them. I am sure next year Beijing will be able to avenge themselves against Shanghai to finally win the title of the league tournament in China.

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01.08.2019 | 01:29 |   Lee [unregistered]

This is really bomb in Asian volleyball!!And if Marouf help Bejing win championship its going to be such great thing!!

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