Qatar qualify for 3×3 Basketball Quarterfinals

Jakarta, Qatar 3×3 men’s basketball team qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2018 Asian Men’s Basketball Tournament, which is currently held in Indonesia, after winning Jordan 7-21 with a margin reaching 14 points after a match dominated mainly by the Qatari team.

In the second meeting, the Qatari team did not manage to top the group after losing to Japan 15-21, Japan started with a 4-2 win before the Qatari team came up with a 7-7 lead and then progressed to 8-7 for the first time, but Japan advanced Qatar again 9-8 and 10-8, but the Qatari team adjusted the score after that to 10-10.

In the second match in the same group, Syria beat Nepal 21-19, achieving its second victory after defeating Jordan with the same result to become third in the group, leaving the last position for Jordan.

Qatar is preparing to face the team toping the first group Sunday at 2 pm Jakarta time 10 am Doha time.

On the other hand, Qatar 3×3 women’s basketball team left the first round of the Asian Games after receiving their third loss in their final match against Malaysia 7-18.

Before their last match, Qatar 3×3 women’s basketball team lost to Vietnam 6-12 and in their first match in the group they lost to China 3-22.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee