Amman (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) – Jordan inflicted the first loss to Lebanon in the “second window” of the third Asian group for the Basketball World Cup qualifiers to be held in 2023, by defeating it with a score of 74-63 in the match that took place Thursday evening at Prince Hamzah Hall in the Jordanian capital, Amman. In front of a large audience.
Jordan achieved its second victory in the qualifiers, compared to one loss against Saudi Arabia, while Lebanon suffered its first loss after two wins.
The Jordanian team, led by their naturalized player Dar Tucker, who was the undisputed star of the match with 31 points, deserved to win because he knew how to face the Cedars team in a completely different match to meet them in the Arab Championship held in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) after Jordan participated in a reserve team while participating The Lebanese national team, which won the official Arab title with its first team, was part of the preparations for the “Second Window” matches. The Jordanians advanced throughout the meeting and settled the quarters in their favor (19-12) (33-31) (56-44) (74-63).
In the same group, Saudi Arabia defeated Indonesia (95-66) in Saudi Arabia. The Lebanese national team will play its next match against Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening, 27 January in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Jordan will meet the Indonesian team on the same day in Amman.