Sport with Khaled: From Karate medal to football training camp

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AMMAN — Welcome to another sports roundup, where we bring you the latest highlights from the world of sports in Jordan. In this week's edition, we have exciting updates from various sports such as volleyball, karate, basketball, and football.اضافة اعلان

VolleyballAl-Rayyan, the Qatari team, emerged as champions of the first West Asian Clubs Championship for men's volleyball. They won the title after defeating Kuwait's Kuwait 3–0 in the final match with scores of 25–22, 25–22, and 25–21.

The tournament, held in Amman, also saw Qatar's police team secure third place after a 3–2 victory over Bahrain's Dar Kulaib.

Iraq's South Gas finished fifth, defeating Jordan's Shabab Al-Hussein who finished in sixth place.

Oman's team took seventh place after defeating Jordan's Al-Wehdat.

Al-Rayyan's successful journey to the title included victories against Bahrain's Dar Kulaib, Iraq's Ghaz Al-Janoub, Jordan's Shabab Al-Hussein, and Palestine's Shabab Al-Nabi Elias, before defeating Al Kuwait SC in the final match.

KarateIn the world of Karate, Jordan's national team player Mahmoud Al Sajjan has made the country proud by winning the bronze medal in the second round of the Karate K1 series, which was held in Konya, Turkey.

Sajjan competed in the over-84kg weight category and secured the bronze medal after defeating Iranian player “Farid” with a points advantage.

BasketballJordan's basketball scene witnessed an exciting finale as Fuheis girls team claimed the U14 Basketball League. The talented young players secured their victory by winning the final series 2–0 against Fuheis Stars team, who took second place, followed by the Orthodox Club, who finished in third.

The league was not short on impressive individual performances, with Hoor Alkarain from Fuheis sweeping up three awards for the best shooter from outside the arc, the top scorer, and the MVP award.

The Orthodox player, Joud Anabtawi, was recognized for her skills, while Tina Haddad from Al-Ahli won the awards for the best passer and stealer.

FootballThe National U23 football team is gearing up for a series of exciting competitions, and will be heading to a training camp set to take place in Lebanon from March 22–27.

Led by coach Abdullah Abu Zema, the team's technical staff recently announced a list of 25 talented players who will participate in the camp and take part in two friendly matches against the host team.

These matches will provide a valuable opportunity for the team to hone their skills and improve their game ahead of upcoming competitions, including the Asian qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympics

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