Within the second leg of the quarter-finals
Al Wasl and Al Bataih are resuming the Basketball League today, after a 7-month hiatus
Al-Wasl lost in the first leg of the quarter-finals of Al-Bataih 64-60.
Photography: Mustafa Qasimi
The wheel of the Basketball League returns to rotation today after a seven-month hiatus as a result of the precautionary measures imposed in the country to limit the spread of the "Covid-19" virus, with a single meeting between Al-Wasl and his disgraced guest, within the second leg of the quarter-finals of the general league championship for the men's stage for the current season 2019-2020.
Today’s match is the only remaining match for this round, after the Bani Yas, Al Jazira and Al Dhafra clubs decided not to complete the tournament.
Al-Bataih is looking forward to winning last March in the first leg with a score of 64-60 and snatching the fourth qualifying card for the semi-finals of the tournament, and joining the Shabab Al-Ahly, Al-Nasr and Sharjah clubs, which qualified automatically, while Al-Wasl seeks to restore his status and win a victory that forces Al-Bataih to fight a decisive confrontation The union set a date for her on the sixth of this month.
The two teams contest the return leg in light of strict health requirements that were circulated by the Game Federation last Monday at a meeting held by the Federation at its headquarters with representatives of relevant clubs in completing the final rounds, which impose full compliance with the precautionary measures related to the return of sporting activity to the game, most notably linking the registration of players, referees, technical crews and workers The halls with the results of the tests confirming that they are free from the emerging "Corona" virus, in addition to requirements that must be met for the host team, the last of which is for the guest team, as well as the procedures to be followed in the hall hosting the event, and to ensure that all its facilities are sterilized, with an emphasis on holding all matches without an audience, and not The maximum number of each club's delegation exceeds 18 individuals, and social distancing is applied with a minimum of two meters even on the bench, which will include two separate seats, with the requirement to wear masks for the bench players throughout the stages of the match.
Bataih seeks to settle his qualification for the semi-finals, and was reached to impose the "comma".
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