Iran Basketball team wins against Qatar

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s basketball team won its first match in the Asian qualifier against Qatar yesterday Nov. 28th in Tehran.

Iran basketballers defeated the neighboring country team 65-39 after their earlier loss versus another neighboring country Iraq.

During the match, Iranian players Meisam Mirzaei, Sajjad Mashayekhi and Vahid Dalirzahan scored 14, 13 and 10 respectively. This was Iran’s first win and Qatar’s second loss in the Asian qualifier group D. Iranian players Hamed Hadadi and Behnam Yakhchali were not present in the match.

It is worth mentioning that Winfried Schafer, the head coach of Iranian football team Esteghlal, was also among the crowd.

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