Iran women’s team squad named for FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup

April 24, 2018

Iran Basketball Federation announced the Iranian women’s team for the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2018.

Team Iran consists of Saeideh Ali, Masoumeh Esmaeilzadeh Soudjani, Kimiya Yazdian Tehrani and Shadi Abdolvand in the competition.

The FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2018 will be held in Shenzhen, China on April 29 – May 1, 2018.

The competition had its inaugural tournament in 2013 in Doha, Qatar.

 In the championship there are two events, men's and women's. Each team has four players (3 on court, 1 bench). The match is played on a half court and every rule applies as well as a 12-second shot clock and clearance needed on a new possession.

The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and FIBA have signed a four-year contract, which guarantees that Shenzhen will play host to the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup until 2021.

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