Iranian to ref on opening day at Jones Cup

TAIPEI, Aug. 29(MNA) – Iranian basketball referee Jafar Mohammadpour is to officiate on the opening day of The 2015 William Jones Cup in Taiwan.

Jafar Mohammadpour is the only Iranian judge in ongoing 37th William Jones Cup and he will referee today at the opening day match between Taiwan A and Japan.

The fourth fixture of the opening day, the match starts at 19:00 local time at Xinchuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City.

A top-level international basketball tournament of FIBA Asia, the tournament is being held in Taiwan from 29 August–6 September 2015.

Iran’s national basketball team is also present in the event and they lined up against South Koreans in the opening match and won the first encounter of the event 46–77.

Nine teams are present in the 9-day event from Australia, Russia, the USA, the Philippines, Japan, South Korea, Iran, and Taiwan.

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