Jordan’s Falcons fall to New Zealand in basketball World Cup

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AMMAN — The national men's basketball team suffered their second defeat in the third round of the FIBA World Cup group stage against New Zealand.اضافة اعلان

The game took place at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines, which is co-hosting the tournament jointly with Indonesia and Japan, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

In a thrilling match, the Jordanian Falcons managed to tie with a score of 85 points at the end of regular time. However, after the game went into extra time, they ultimately lost to New Zealand by a close margin of 95 to 87.

Jordan's next match in Group C, which includes Greece, New Zealand, and the United States, will take place on Wednesday, August 30, against the US.

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