WINS FOR SYRIA, IRAN AT WEST ASIAN OPENERS
Feb 11, 2018
The 17th West Asian U18 Basketball Championship launched today at Prince Hamzeh Hall in Al Hussein Youth City.
Syria registered a win in the opening match, beating Iraq 104-97 in a thrilling contest, while Iran beat Lebanon 85-46.
The hosts Jordan will face Lebanon on Sunday at 6pm, but prior to that Iraq will meet Iran at 4pm.
The top three from the five-team tournament will secure their places in the Asian Cup to be held in Thailand in April.