Iran experience their second defeat in FIBA World Cup

Iran vs Brazil Basketball Match FIBA WordCup SPAIN2014
Iran vs Brazil Basketball Match FIBA WordCup SPAIN2014

The Iranian national basketball team fails to score a win in their second attempt in the FIBA World Cup #SPAIN2014

Iran’s national basketball squad suffered another defeat in their second match against Brazil at the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday August 31.

In the first quarter, Iran produced a stellar performance and managed to garner dominance over their powerful rivals. The score at the close of the first quarter stood at 18-17. However, there was a reversal of fortune in favor of Brazil in the following quarters and Brazil capitalized on their tall players to beat Iran. Final score was 79-50.

Earlier, hosts Spain defeated Iran 90-60 in their opener.

Iran are to take on Serbia at 13:30 GMT on September 1, 2014.

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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