The Lebanese athlete ends the dream of the Filipino "Strong Group" in the "Dubai Basket"
The Lebanese sports team put an end to the ambitions of the newcomer, the Philippine Strong Group, in the Dubai International Basketball Championship, after the well-deserved victory achieved by the athlete by a margin of nine points and with a score (106-97), in a match that brought them together today for the quarter-finals of the tournament currently being held in its 10th edition. 32 at Al-Nasr Club hall in Dubai, and extends until the fifth of February.
The opening day of the quarter-finals also witnessed the success of the Tunisian African team in snatching its qualification card for the semi-finals, by defeating Al-Nasr Al-Libya by 10 points, with a score of (74-64).
The Al-Riyadi team, which holds the record for the (Dubai basket) with seven titles, continued its journey towards the eighth star, by reaching the semi-finals, in which it will meet the day after tomorrow, Saturday, with the winner of the UAE national team’s match against Beirut, Lebanon, which will be held at seven in the evening today.
The Al-Riyadi team succeeded in snatching its victory over “Strong Group”, with the players of the Lebanese team winning the advantage with the results of the first and fourth quarters by (33-19 and 32-24), while the Philippine team was satisfied with the results of the second and third quarters (27-18 and 27-23), which It was not enough for the "Strong Group" to return the result of the match
and condemn the athlete in his victory over the "Strong Group"
In turn, the African needed to guarantee his victory over the Libyan victory, to extract the absolute advantage with the results of the second and third quarters by (13-8 and 31-11), while the victory players neglected the opportunity to gain the advantage with the results of the first and fourth quarters (25-16 and 28-14), which It wasn't enough to win the game back.
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