The Iranian basketballers emerged victorious in their first game in the Doha championship by defeating the Indonesian team 66-37.
The Iranians defeated the Indonesians 18-12 in the first quarter, 36-20 in the second quarter, 55-34 in the third one, and 11-3 in the final and fourth quarter.
Mohammad Amini ranked the best Iranian player by gaining 25 scores, 15 rebounds and 1 pass-goal.
The Iranian basketball team will play their second game on Tuesday against Lebanon.
The 2022 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship kicked off on June 12 and will wrap up on June 19.
Thirteen teams are competing in the Doha tournament.
They are grouped as follow:
Group A: Australia, Bahrain, India, Qatar
Group B: Iran, Lebanon, Indonesia
Group C: Philippines, Japan, Kuwait
Group D: South Korea, New Zealand, Kazakhstan
Four teams will be qualified to play at the 2022 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup due to be held in Spain from July 2 to 10, 2022.
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