Iran outshine Kazakhstan in FIBA U18 Asian Championship

August 6, 2018 - 15:11

TEHRAN – Iran powered past Kazakhstan in the FIBA U18 Asian Championship 2018 on Monday.

The Iranian team, who started the campaign with an 80-50 victory over Indonesia on Sunday, defeated Kazakhstan 86-54 in Game 2.

Amirhossein Rezaeifar pace Iran with 17 points and Anuar Shakirov led Kazakhstan with 21 points.

Iran will play Japan in Pool A on Tuesday.

The 2018 FIBA Under 18 Asian Championship is being held in Nonthaburi, Thailand from August 5 to 11.

The top four teams will qualify and will represent FIBA Asia in the 2019 FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cup.

Pools:

• Group A: Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Indonesia

• Group B: China, Philippines, Lebanon, UAE

• Group C: Australia, New Zealand, Bahrain, Thailand

• Group D: Korea, Chinese-Taipei, India, Syria

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