TEHRAN – Iran lost to New Zealand 20-18 at the 2023 FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup quarterfinals on Sunday.
Team Melli beat Brunei 21-7 in their opening match and then emerged victorious over Malaysia 21-19 and Hong Kong 21-5 in the qualifying round.
Iran also defeated Philippines 11-4 and Qatar 21-19 in Group D.
New Zealand will meet Mongolia in the semifinals while Australia meet China in the round.
The competition started in Singapore on March 29 and will finish on April 2.
A total of 12 teams, divided into four groups, compete in the main draw of each men’s and women’s competition at the FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup 2023.
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