Iran Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

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Iran Basketball Team Roster & Schedule for FIBA World Cup 2019 China. Find Men’s Basketball Iranian world cup matches schedule, players & National basketball team squad for FIBA 2019.

Iran is one of the strongest team in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and the team is managed and controlled by the IR Iran Basketball Federation. Due to this the IR Iran Basketball Federation, they won three out of the last five FIBA Asia Championship tournaments.

Their biggest won is to qualify for the 1948 Summer Olympics. Also, the team won the Bronze medal at the basketball competition of the 2006 Asian Games in Qatar.

The Iranians then beat Lebanon 74–69 and became the first Western Asian team to win the tournament in 2008 Beijing Olympics.

In 2011, they won their first-ever FIBA Africa Championship. They also won a bronze medal at the FIBA Africa Championship 1970 and FIBA Africa 1974.

Iranian Basketball team is in the Group C of Fiba 2019 Championship in which total 6 matches is to be played & 3 matches will be played by each team in the group stages. The other 3 teams are Spain, Puerto Rico & Tunisia.

History of Iran Basketball Team

Iran was placed in Group A with Lithuania, Russia, Argentina, Croatia, and Australia. These all teams are very strong. But still, they managed to maintain their position.

Iran Basketball team has won the FIBA Asia Championship 2009 at Tianjin, China, defeated China, by a score of 70–52 in the final match.

This is a team that could field five reliable outside shooters all together on the court, attempting to overcome the tremendous disadvantage with respect to size and weight that Italy will probably face in some specific matchups. Getting out of this group shouldn’t be hard for the team, but they’re aiming for more.

Medals

FIBA Asia Cup

  • Gold: (2007, 2009, 2013)
  • Silver : (2017)
  • Bronze : (2015)

Asian Games

  • Silver :(2014, 2018)
  • Bronze : (1951, 2006, 2010)

Iran Basketball Team Positions

Year Position
2004 Qualified but withdrew
2008
2010 6th place (B)
2012 Champions
2014 Champions
2016 Champions

Head coaches

  • Mehran Shahintab (2002)
  • Nenad Trajković (2003)
  • Mostafa Hashemi (2003)
  • Vladimir Bošnjak (2004–2005)
  • Mohammad Mehdi Izadpanah (2005)
  • Fred Oniga (2006)
  • Rajko Toroman (2007–2008)
  • Veselin Matić (2009–2011)
  • Memi Bečirovič (2012–2014)
  • Dirk Bauermann (2015–2017)
  • Mehran Hatami (2017)
  • Mehran Shahintab (2018–present)

Iran Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Iran Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
Iran Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

*Updated Iranian Team Squad & Roster for FIBA Basketball World Championship 2019

Player Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Ali Allahverdi PG 6-6 Nov 14, 1996  –
Behshad Arabzadeh F 6-5 Jan 13, 2000  –
Rouzbeh Arghavan C 7-0 May 18, 1988  –
Farid Aslani Haji Abadi PG 6-0 Jul 4, 1988  –
Amirhossein Azari SF 6-4 Sep 12, 1998 Yes All Gorgan (Iran)
Samad Nik Bahrami SF 6-6 May 11, 1983 Mahram Tehran BC (Iran)
Mohammad Bahramzad PG 5-11 Mar 14, 1998  –
Vahid Dalirzahan SF 6-6 Mar 28, 1995  –
Saeid Davarpanah G 6-3 Sep 7, 1987 Towzin Electric Kashan BC (Iran)
Aren Davoudi PG 6-1 Jul 12, 1986 Zob Ahan (Iran)
Mohammad Reza Falahat PG 5-11 Sep 10, 1991 Zob Ahan (Iran)
Saleh Foroutannik PF 6-8 May 22, 1994  –
Aaron Geramipoor FC 6-11 Sep 11, 1992 Seton Hall
Hamed Haddadi C 7-2 May 19, 1985 Saba Mehr Qazvin BC (Iran)
Mohammad Hassanzadeh PF 6-9 Oct 6, 1990  –
Hamed Hosseinzadeh PG 6-1 Jan 22, 1987  –
Mohammad Jamshidi GF 6-6 Jul 30, 1991  –
Asghar Kardoust PF 6-11 Mar 21, 1986 Rah Tarabari Qom ()
Arsalan Kazemi F 6-7 Apr 22, 1990 Oregon
Amirhossein Khandanpoor C 6-8 Oct 26, 1998  –
Sajjad Mashayekhi PG 5-11 Mar 5, 1994 Marham Tehran (Iran)
Meisam Mirzaei C 6-11 Apr 16, 1992  –
Rasoul Mozafari SG 6-2 Jul 22, 1994 Esteghlal Zarin Qeshm (Iran)
Navide Niktash GF 6-8 Jan 17, 1991  –
Navid Rezaeifar SG 6-3 Aug 23, 1996 Mahram Tehran BC (Iran)
Keyvan Riaie C 6-10 Aug 14, 1994  –
Mike Rostampour F 6-8 Sep 12, 1990 Omaha
Oshin Sahakian PF 6-7 Mar 21, 1986 Zob Ahan (Iran)
Amir Sedighi F 6-8 Jul 16, 1993 Mahram Tehran BC (Iran)
Mohammad Torabi C 6-11 Sep 16, 1992  –
Behnam Yakhchalidehkordi SG 6-5 Jul 12, 1995 Petrochimi Bandar Imam Harbour (Iran)
Arman Zangeneh PF 6-6 Jun 15, 1993 Mahram Tehran BC (Iran)

FIBA World Cup 2019 Iran Basketball Team Matches within GROUP C

Match date Match Team
August 31, 2019 (Saturday) (4:30PM) Iran vs. Puerto Rico
September 2, 2019 (Monday) (4:30PM) Tunisia vs. Iran
September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) (8:30PM) Spain vs. Iran
  • Venue: Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
31 August 2019
Iran   Puerto Rico
Spain   Tunisia
2 September 2019
Tunisia   Iran
Puerto Rico   Spain
4 September 2019
Puerto Rico   Tunisia
Spain   Iran

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