Izmir, Turkey, Aug 13, IRNA-Iran's basketball team was beaten by the United States at their opening match in the 23rd Universiade in Izmir, Turkey on Friday. The powerful US side defeated the struggling green-clad Iran 94-47.
Iran manager Ashour Mohammadi, in his talks to IRNA, expressed his satisfaction with his men's performance, adding the US was too strong and the loss was predictable.
He hoped Iran would get a good result Saturday afternoon, when it arrays against Germany.
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