(MENAFN) Greek coach Eleni Kapogianni holds an optimistic outlook for the future of Iran's women's basketball team as they prepare for the upcoming 2023 Women's Basketball Division B Asian Cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from August 13 to 19. Kapogianni expressed her satisfaction with the team's progress during training, highlighting their dedication and passion for the sport.
The training process began with a roster of 30 players, which has now been narrowed down to 15. Kapogianni is pleased with the commitment and improvement demonstrated by the Iranian players since she took charge as their coach. Recognizing their potential, she believes that with more time and development, they can continue to enhance their skills and performance on the basketball court.
The primary objective for Team Iran in the 2023 Women's Basketball Division B Asian Cup is to achieve a competitive standing among the best teams in the tournament. Kapogianni's goal is to guide the team towards success and ensure that they deliver their best performances during the event. With a strong belief in the abilities and potential of her players, she is determined to help them showcase their skills and make a mark in the competition.
The Asian Cup will witness the participation of eight teams, including Thailand, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Jordan. These teams will come together to compete in a spirited and exciting basketball tournament. The event provides an opportunity for teams to showcase their talent, display their progress, and compete against strong opponents from the region.
Kapogianni's positive outlook and commitment to developing the Iranian women's basketball team highlight the importance of coaching and mentorship in nurturing young talent. Her belief in the players' capabilities and dedication to their growth underscores the significance of providing them with the necessary support and opportunities to excel in the sport. As they head into the Asian Cup, Team Iran is fueled by the desire to perform at their best and make their presence felt on the basketball stage.
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