Iran suffer third defeat in FIBA World Cup

Iran And Serbia Basketball
Iran And Serbia Basketball

Despite a good performance by Iranian players, Serbia becomes the third team in Group A of the FIBA World Cup to defeat Iran.

Iran’s national basketball team suffered a third consecutive defeat in the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Monday [September 1] when they took on Serbia.

According to Tasnim News Agency the final score of the must-win game for the Iranian side was 83-70. The fourth quarter was the only one in which Iran managed to outscore the Serbian squad.

Iran had lost their previous two matches to Spain and Brazil. The Iranian team will line up against Egypt at 13:30 GMT on Wednesday.

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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