Falcons head to semifinals after defeating Iran

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AMMAN — The first national basketball team, the Jordan Falcons, qualified for the FIBA Asia Cup semifinals after their win against Iran 91-76, on Wednesday at the Istora Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia during the quarterfinal match.اضافة اعلان

On Saturday, the Falcons will begin their participation in the semifinals against the winner in the China versus Lebanon match.

From Jordan’s side, the naturalized American Dar Tucker emerged in, scoring 29 points with six rebounds, four assists, and a steal.  Ahmad Al-Duwairi put up with a double-double, scoring 15 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, three steals and three blocks. 

Freddy Ibrahim scored 23 points with three rebounds, four assists, three steals, and two blocks.

From the Irani team, Hamed Haddadi emerged achieving a double-double, scoring 19 points with 16 rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block, followed by Muhammad Jamshidi with 23 points with five assists and a steal.

Bahnam Yakhsali came next scoring 18 points with five rebounds.

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