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Iran defeats Chinese Taipei, claims first finals slot | 2013 FIBA Asia Championship | GMA News Online

August 10, 2013 - Iran leaned on defense to defeat Chinese Taipei, 79-60, on Saturday, in the semifinal round of the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship held at the Mall of Asia Arena.

With the dominant win, Iran booked a seat in the finals tomorrow, along with a ticket to Spain for the 2014 FIBA World Cup. After their untimely exit in the 2011 FIBA Asia C ...

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irajkhan

iraj khan Peace Is The Way

Congratulation to Iranian basketball team.

MohammadAla

Mohammad Ala Mohammad Ala is an Iranian Professor of Operations Management who has taught at various universities worldwide. He is passionate about Iran's heritage and has spent many years to preserve it. He has produced three films in Iran and one of them (Immortality) won an International Film Award (Grand Prix) in Italy in June 2013.

I have been watching all the games.

First quarter of this game, Chinese Taipei did better and Iran came back strongly in second and third quarters.

Interesting statistics: A small country of Taipei won against mainland China ranked 11 in FIBA. Chinese of mainland will fight for fifth spot. Mainland China has won most of the past Asian games. Iran has won twice.

Yes, Iran the FIRST country to qualify for basketball World Cup in Spain (played in Sept. of 2014). Iranian players all have worked hard and played almost every day in 2013 Asia FIBA.

SoosanKhanoom

akaDarya With life as short as a half-taken breath, don't plant anything but love. - Rumi

Iran is doing amazing ! I had no idea they are so good !

SoosanKhanoom

akaDarya With life as short as a half-taken breath, don't plant anything but love. - Rumi

WOW ..... i guess one more game is left for Iran to win the entire thing !

Million Afareens !