FIBA U-19 World Cup: Iran Beaten by S. Korea

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was defeated against South Korea at the 2017 FIBA U-19 World Cup in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday.

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The Iranian team lost to the Asian team 81-77 at the Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo.

Iran has previously lost to USA, Italy, Angola, Spain and Egypt. 

Kim Jin-young scored 31 points for South Korea and Amir Hossein Azari from Iran had 20 points. 

Iran will play Mali on Sunday for the 15th place.

The nine-day event has brought a total of 16 teams together.

The 2017 FIBA U-19 Basketball World Cup started in Cairo on July 1 and will conclude on July 9.

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