Shahintab Announces Iran’s 18-Player Roster for Asia Cup Qualifiers
- May, 12, 2021 - 08:16
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran national basketball team head coach Mehran Shahintab invited 18 players for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers.
Iran leads Group E, followed by Syria, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
There are 24 teams competing in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers. Once the three windows of the Qualifiers conclude, the top two teams in each group will qualify directly to Asia Cup 2021. The six last-placed teams in each group are eliminated.
Meanwhile, the six third-placed teams in each group will then play in a separate qualifying tournament. Teams will be placed into two different groups of three teams. The top two teams of those respective groups will then lock in their spots at Asia Cup 2021, completing the 16-team roster who will also compete in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.
Samad Nikkhah Bahrami