National basketball team: steady steps to World Cup 2019

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Published: 2018-07-03 14:47

Last Updated: 2018-07-03 15:18


Nashama are dribbling toward success.
Nashama are dribbling toward success.
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The Jordan national basketball team has secured the ‘Group C’ top spot in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers.

The match, which took place at the Prince Hamzeh Hall in Al Hussein Youth City on Sunday, ended with the Nashama’s comfortable win over India with a 114-70 final score.

Earlier, Jordan pulled off four-straight-wins in 'Group C' matches before losing to the Lebanese in their match on Thursday, July 28, 2018. Nevertheless, the national team remained on 'Group C' lead by eight points.

1st round GROUP C match between Jordan and India

Below is the score-chart of FIBA qualification matches played by the national basketball team so far:

· July, 1 2018: Jordan vs India (114 – 70)
· June, 28 June 2018: Jordan vs Lebanon (76 – 77)
· February, 26 2018: Jordan vs Syria (87 – 62)
· February, 23 2018: Jordan vs India (102 – 88)
· November, 26 2017: Jordan vs Lebanon (87 – 83)
· November, 23 2017: Jordan vs Syria (109 – 72 )

Jordan is set to compete with Korea in the second qualifying round, on September 13, 2018.