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Iran defeats Lebanon and reaches Jr Asian Basketball championships finals

New Delhi, Sept 23, IRNA -- Iran defeated Lebanon 78-37 to make the final of the 18th Asian Junior basketball championship for men at the Sree Kanteerava indoor stadium in the southern Indian state of Karnataka Wednesday evening.

Nasurullah Moini, manager of Iranian Junior men basketball team in an interview told IRNA "Iranian players played good basketball against Lebanon and smartly entered final of the tournament.

He said, Iran would play South Korea on Thursday (23 Sept), who upset title holder China 72-67

Moini said, the crowd supported the Iranian team. Among the people were Iranian students in Bangalore.

Some 16 countries are participating in the tournament.

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