Iran finishes 4th in Slovenian basketball tournament

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran finished in fourth place in the Slovenian Basketball Tournament.
The Iranian team lost to host Slovenia, Lithuania and Brazil in the four-team tournament.

Day  1:
* Brazil 61 – 64 Lithuania
* Slovenia 77 – 69 Iran

Day 2:
*Iran 67 – 80 Lithuania
* Brazil 88 – 84 Slovenia

Day 3:
* Iran 52 – 92 Brazil
* Slovenia 72 – 70 Lithuania

The tournament is as part of Iran’s buildup to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to be played in Spain from August 30-September 14.

Iran has been drawn alongside host and World No 2 team Spain, 2013 Eurobasket winners France, Egypt, Serbia and Brazil in Group A of the FIBA World Cup, which will be played at Granada.

Iran will start their campaign with a game against Spain on Aug 30.

By Tasnim News Agency


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