National basketball team defeats Philippines, moves to quarter-finals

National basketball team defeats Philippines, moves to quarter-finals
(Photo: Jordan Basketball Federation)
AMMAN — The national basketball team secured its third consecutive victory in the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. They defeated the Filipino team 87-62 in the match held this Saturday evening at the Hangzhou Olympic Stadium, concluding its group stage matches in the Games.اضافة اعلان

In today's match, the Jordanian team ended the first quarter leading 16-13 before extending their lead and securing the second quarter with a score of 26-16, widening the gap to 13 points, Hala News reported.

The Filipino team managed to reduce the gap to 7 points in the third quarter, winning 23-17, but Jordan’s national team regained control in the final quarter, winning 28-10 and securing the victory."

The national team finished at the top of Group 3 with 6 points, earned from victories against Thailand, Bahrain, and the Philippines.

Thanks to its group stage victory the team directly qualified for the quarter-finals. They will face the winner of the play-off match between Saudi Arabia and the third-placed team from Group 2.

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