Mahram tops Group A of FIBA Asia Champions Cup

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 15 (MNA) -- Mahram defeated Al Qadsia of Kuwait on Friday and went to the top of Group A of the 20th FIBA Asia Champions Cup.

The Iranian representative who has beaten the Philippines’s Smart Gilas and Al Riyadi Beirut 98-87 and 87-61 respectively, eased past Kuwait’s team 120 – 80.

Mahram will play Sangmoo from South Korea on Saturday in the first round.

Groupings:

Group A: Mahram (IRI), Al Riyadi Beirut (LBN), Sangmoo (KOR), Smart Gilas (PHI), Al Qadsia (KUW).

Group B: Al Arabi (QAT), Al Wasl (UAE), Zain (JOR), Young Cagers (IND), Satria Muda (INA).

Iran’s Saba Mehr won the two previous editions of the championship.

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