Iran 7th at FIBA U16 Asian, Australia claim title

April 8, 2018

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Lebanon in 7-8 classification game of the FIBA U16 Asian Championship on Sunday.

The Iranian team beat Lebanon 95-82 at the Foshan Lingnan Mingzhu Gymnasium.

Jalal Agha Miri led Iran with 30 points and Rayan Zaine Zanbaka scored 18 points for Lebanon.

Australia claimed the title after defeating China 91-67 in the competition’s final.

Earlier on the day, New Zealand beat the Philippines 76-60 and came third.

Australia and China will be joined by New Zealand and the Philippines at the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup 2018 in Argentina later this year.

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