Iran basketball drop one place in FIBA rankings

March 2, 2018 - 15:30

Iran national basketball team dropped one place in the latest FIBA rankings released on Thursday.

Iran slid down one spot at 24th and China - the hosts of next year's World Cup - dropped four spots at 28th.

Powerhouse Australia maintained their number 10 position in the world rankings and remain as the best team in Asian zone.

The Philippines sit fourth in Asian zone.

Iran lead Group D of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers which includes Iraq, Qatar, Kazakhstan and.

The U.S. and Spain continue to reign supreme in the world of basketball, with France, Serbia and Argentina rounding out the top five.

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