Iran Draws with Jordan in FIBA Asia Cup
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian national basketball team has been drawn in Group A of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017.
The Official Draw Ceremony of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 took place at Le Royal Hotel Dbayeh, Lebanon on Tuesday.
The groups are as follows:
Group A: Iran, Jordan, Syria, India
Group B: Iraq, China, the Philippines, Qatar
Group C: Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Korea, New Zealand
Group D: Japan, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Australia
The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Lebanon from August 8 to 20, and it will be the first ever Asia-Oceania joint continental Championship.
The Group Stage of the tournament will be played in a round robin format, with the sixteen teams divided into four groups of four teams. Every team will take on its three opponents in its respective group.
The top three teams from each group will then advance to the Second Phase where they will be divided into two groups (E & F).