Iran score first win in the FIBA World Cup

Iran Egypt Basketball
Iran Egypt Basketball

In the FIBA World Cup in Spain Iran defeat Egypt in their fourth game in the tournament.

The Iranian national basketball team chalked up its first victory at the 2014 FIBA World Cup when it lined up against Egypt on Wednesday (September 3).
Iran’s Samad Nikkhah Bahrami and Hamed Haddadi were instrumental in the 88-73 win over Egypt.
Iran lost their first three matches at the world event to hosts Spain, and then to Brazil and Serbia.
In their final match in the group stage Iran are to line up against France on Thursday (16:00 GMT).

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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