TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran U-23 basketball team earned its first win at the 41st William Jones Cup on Tuesday.
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The Iranian U-23 basketball team defeated Canada's UBC Thunderbirds 72-61 at the Changhua Stadium in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
Iran had previously lost to Mighty Sports from Philippines, Chinese Taipei B and Korea National Bank KB Stars in the tournament.
The 2019 William Jones Cup is the 41st staging of the international basketball tournament in Taiwan.
The men';s tournament is being held from July 12 to 21, 2019 while the women';s tournament will be contested on July 24-28.