Iran men beat S. Korea in IWBF Asia Oceania Championships

May 22, 2022 - 19:28

TEHRAN – Iran's men's team defeated Korea Republic 56-50 in International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Asia Oceania Championships opening match on Sunday.

Iran, who started the campaign with a 47-44 loss against Australia, will play Japan on Monday.

Australia, Iran, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and South Korea will compete in Pool A.

Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iraq and the Philippines have been placed into Pool B of the tournament.

The top two teams in Pool B will join the six Pool A sides in the quarter-finals of the competition.

The competition will be held in Phuket, Thailand from May 20 to 28.

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