Iran under-17 crowned as west asia basketball champion

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s under-17 national basketball team claimed West Asia Basketball Championship’s title with a win against Jordan.

The Iranian team defeated the Jordanian side 118-59 in a game held here in Tehran on Tuesday evening.

The Islamic Republic of Iran managed to pummel the Jordanian team 66-33 in the first two quarters. Jordan outscored Iran 18-22 in the third period, and in the final quarter Iran overpowered them 30-18 to clinch the victory.

Iran is first, followed by Syria and Iraq. Jordan is on the bottom of the table.

By Tasnim News

 

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