Iran beats Iraq at WABA U17 Championship 2017

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (MNA) – The young basketball player of Iran’s under-17 squad defeated their Iraqi rivals at their debut at WABA U17 Championship 2017 in Tehran on Sunday.

The first day of the WABA U17 Championship 2017 in Tehran kicked off and in the first two games of the tournament, Iran and Lebanon subdued Iraq and Jorden, respectively, in their debut performances.

In the first event of the day, Lebanese basketball players defeated their Jordanian opponents 69-47.

The Iranian U17 basketball players lined up against Iraqi players in the second fixture of the day one, and they registered a victorious first half set 48-27 and won the game with the overall score of 91-55.

This edition of the WABA U17 Championship has berthed the five national squads of Iran, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria in the tournament hosted by Iran’s capital city of Tehran.

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