Wheelchair Basketball Team Drawn in Pool A

Wheelchair Basketball Team Drawn in Pool AWheelchair Basketball Team Drawn in Pool A

Iran wheelchair basketball players know their opponents in the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, after the draw was done on Tuesday.

Based on the draw, Iran finds its place in Pool A of the games along with Morocco, Canada, and Germany, the IWBF reported on its website.

The sole title holder in Pool A is Canada which won in 2006 by defeating the US, six-time gold winner of the World Cup.

A total of 16 countries have been drawn in four groups. Pool B includes the US, South Korea, Poland and Great Britain.

Turkey, Brazil, Japan, and Italy are in Pool C. And Pool D comprises Australia, Argentina, Spain and the Netherlands.

Hamburg will host the tournaments for both men and women, August 16-26. Some 16 men’s and 12 women’s teams will compete for the title.

Iran will attend the championships only with men’s wheelchair basketball team.



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