Iran basketball victorious over Japan in friendly

June 25, 2021 - 18:55

TEHRAN – Iran national basketball team defeated Japan 72-67 in their second friendly match on Friday.

Iran had lost to Japan 85-57 in the first match held in Miyagi, Japan on Wednesday.

The Persians will also face Japan in another warm-up match on Sunday.

The matches are being held as part of preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Iran have been drawn in Group A of the Olympics along with the world’s No. 1 the U.S. and France.

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