20 Iranian players invited for FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers

November 12, 2020 - 14:19

TEHRAN – Mehran Shahintab has invited 20 players to Iran basketball team for Window 2 of FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers.

Iran are scheduled to meet Saudi Arabia and Syria on Nov. 27 and 30 in Doha, Qatar.

Iran squad:

Rouzbeh Arghavan, Mohammad Torabi, Mohammad Jamshidi, Hamed Haddadi, Mohammad Hassanzadeh, Hamed Hosseinzadeh, Saeid Davarpanah, Mike Rostampour, Arman Zanganeh, Emad Salmani, Masoud Soleimani, Amir Sedighi, Aaron Geramipoor, Sajad Mashayekhi, Rasoul Mozaffari, Meysam Mirzaei, Aliar Najafi, Samad Nikkhah Bahrami, Behnam Yakhchali and Sina Vahedi

There are 24 teams competing in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers. Once the three windows of the Qualifiers conclude, the top two teams in each group will qualify directly to Asia Cup 2021. The six last-placed teams in each group are eliminated.

Meanwhile, the six third-placed teams in each group will then play in a separate qualifying tournament. Teams will be placed into two different groups of three teams. The top two teams of those respective groups will then lock in their spots at Asia Cup 2021, completing the 16-team roster who will also compete in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.