By Laman Ismayilova
The Azerbaijan national under-16 basketball team has won a silver medal at an international tournament held in Sarab, Iran.
Along with Azerbaijan, the tournament brought together teams from Iran, Iraq, Tabriz, Takestan and Sarab, Azertac reported.
At the start of the tournament, national team lost to Iranian U18 team, but then defeated the teams of Tabriz (66:39), Takestan (65:55), Sarab (86:67) and Suleymaniye (75:44).
Azerbaijan Basketball Federation, ABF, is a national governing body of basketball in Azerbaijan.
In 1994, Azerbaijan Basketball Federation has become a full member of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), and this allowed national team to act at international competitions under the banner of an independent state.
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