Iran’s wheelchair basketball team beats New Zealand, advances to world cup games

Bangkok, Nov 27, IRNA – Iran’s wheelchair Basketball Team beat New Zealand in the play-off of 2013 Asia Championship Contests, advancing to the world cup games.
IRNA sports reporter said that the victory paved the way for Iran to play at the semi-finals in addition to its entry to the world cup games.

He said that three teams will find way to the world cup games and since South Korea, the host of the world cup 2014, is one of the four top teams, Iran for the first time will enter wheelchair basketball world cup games.

The Iranian team has defeated its Japanese, Malaysian, Chinese and Taiwanese counterparts in the preliminary stage in Thailand.

Meanwhile, Iranian team will play with the South Korean team in Thailand tomorrow.



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