TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - According to FIBA’s official site, Iran will not be holding back against any rival in the 2019 championship. All players who played in the 2017 Asia Cup such as Hamed Jamshidi and Hamed Hadadi were invited Iran national team to compete in the World Championships.
Iran’s team is made up of young but experienced players. They have 9 players below the age of 23 such as Behnam Yakhchali, Sajjad Mashayekhi and Vahid delirzehan. They also have stars such as Oushin Sahakian and Arsalan Kazemi who’s long experience will surely be helpful for them and their teammates.
Haddadi, Kazemi, Jamshidi and Yakhchali are the leaders. Iran’s team is as predicted, the most likely to succeed in the upcoming championship.
Iran is in group D, alongside Iraq, Kazakhistan and Qatar, they will play against Iraq on the 24th of November in Shahzade Hamze Stadium and hosting the match against Qatar in Azadi Stadium on November 27th.