1259 GMT January 20, 2019
The Iranian national team in its fourth game beat the South African BlitzStoks 6-3 and pushed to the top of the table, IRNA reported.
The fifth Indoor Hockey World Cup is being played in Berlin, Germany, Feb 7-11.
The Iranian team also won against Switzerland, and leveled the scores versus Belgium and Austria.
Iran's team came ninth in the Indoor Hockey World Cup in 2011, hosted by Poland. In 2015 it rose to the fourth level.