Iran down Macau at FIBA U16 Asian Championship

April 3, 2018

TEHRAN – Iran humiliated Macau in Group C of the FIBA U16 Asian Championship.

On Tuesday, the Persian defeated Macau 148-45 at the Foshan Lingnan Mingzhu Gymnasium.

Matin Aghajanpour led Iran with 29 points and Macau’s Kin Wai Lei scored six points.

Iran will face Hong Kong on Wednesday.

The 2018 FIBA U16 Asian Championship is the qualifying tournament for FIBA Asia at the 2018 FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup.

The tournament is being held in Foshan, China from 2 to 8 April 2018.

The top four teams will represent FIBA Asia to the 2018 FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup.

The FIBA Asia U16 Championship is an under-16 basketball championship in the International Basketball Federation's FIBA Asia zone.

The event started in 2009 and is held bi-annually. The top placed teams compete in the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup, which started in 2010.

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