Iran’s Petrochimi claim FIBA Asia Champions Cup title

October 2, 2018 - 21:43

TEHRAN – Petrochimi claimed title of the 2018 FIBA Asia Champions Cup campaign as the Iranian team defeated Japan’s Alvark Tokyo 68-64 on Tuesday.

The competition was held from Sept. 27 to Oct. 2 in Nonthaburi, Thailand.

Meisam Mirzaei stepped up with 28 points and 7 rebounds for the Iranian team.

Rouzbeh Arghavan had 12 points and 8 boards in the winning effort.

Daiki Tanaka answered with 28 points for Toyota Alvark.

Seoul SK Knights from South Korea beat the Philippine's Meralco Bolts 91-87 in the third place match.

The 2018 FIBA Asia Champions Cup was the 27th staging of the FIBA Asia Champions Cup, the international basketball club tournament of FIBA Asia.

A total of eight teams participated in the seven-day basketball tournament.

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