Iran Beats Germany at Wheelchair Basketball World Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran defeated host Germany 67-63 in its first match at the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) World Championships on Saturday.
Iran has been drawn in Pool A alongside Canada, Morocco and Germany in the men's competition.
Team Melli is scheduled to play Morocco and Canada on August 19 and 20.
Pool B includes USA, South Korea, Poland and Great Britain.
Turkey, Brazil, Japan, and Italy are in Pool C and Pool D comprises Australia, Argentina, Spain and the Netherlands.
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) World Championships for both men and women take place from August 16–26, 2018 at the Wilhelmsburger Inselparkarena in Hamburg, Germany.
The 2018 IWBF World Championships feature 16 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams vying for the world title.