Jordan leaves Arab Basketball Championship after loss to Lebanon

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AMMAN — The first national basketball team, the Jordan Falcons, bid farewell to the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Arab Basketball Championship after losing to the Lebanese team 52–64 (first half 22–31), in the quarter-final match on Sunday at the Al-Nasr Club in Dubai. اضافة اعلان

The Falcons suffered three losses in their preliminary first group matches, the first to the UAE (81–85), then Tunisia (56­–64), and Libya (69–81).

The Lebanese team will play its Tunisian counterpart in the semi-finals at 4pm on Tuesday, while the Somali team, which defeated Libya (92–88), will play against the winner of the UAE–Algeria match, which was held late yesterday.

The Falcons participation comes within their preparatory framework for their matches against Lebanon and Indonesia which will take place on 7pm on February 24 and 27 at Prince Hamzah Hall in Al-Hussein Youth City, as part of the second stage of the Asian qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup finals.

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