Doha, Qatar: Qatar defeated Australia for their second straight victory to all but ensure their place in the semifinals of the 2020 Men's Volleyball Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament in Jiangmen, China on Wednesday.
Qatar won 25-15, 25-21, 25-323 for their second straight-set victory and take on South Korea in the third match on Thursday.
They top Pool A six points and a maximum set ratio.
At Jiangmen Sports Center on Wednesday, Geraldo Goiano was again in top form for Qatar accounting for 14 points.
Bilal Nabil, captain Mohamed Ibrahim Said and Nader Abu Bakr also played their parts to perfection as Qatar finished off the Aussies in 88 minutes.
In the other match in Pool B, South Korea registered their first points with 25–19, 25–20, 25–23 victory against India.
Meanwhile, in Pool A, Iran blanked Kazakhstan 28-26, 25-16, 25-18 for their second win.