Jordan Falcons face off against Lebanon in the 2nd round of qualifiers

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AMMAN — The Jordanian men’s national basketball team are slated to face off against their Lebanese counterparts on Thursday at 7pm at the Prince Hamzah Hall in Sports City for the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2023 FIBA World Cup.اضافة اعلان

The Falcons are currently in third place in their group with three points, tied with the Saudi national team who they played twice in the first round, winning 68-61 and losing 64-72.

Lebanon leads the group with 4 points, having defeated Indonesia twice.

President of the Jordan Basketball Association Mohamed Alayyan told Jordan News that Thursday’s match is an important one if the Falcons want to remain on course to qualify for the World Cup.

“We need everyone’s support,” Alayyan said. “The Lebanese team is difficult and experienced, but I have high confidence in (our) players.”

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