Jordan’s Olympic Football team has arrived in Changshu to participate in the Asian U23 Cup that will kick off across China’s Jiangsu province on Tuesday.
According to the Jordan Football Association website, the team trained Sunday in the rain with coach Iain Brunskill keen for the players to acclimatize quickly following their long flight from the UAE where they won two friendlies.
Jordan will launch their campaign against Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in Group C before meeting Malaysia on January 13 and finally Iraq on January 16.
Jordan’s best performance in the competition was in 2013 when they finished an impressive third. Squad: Ra'fat Al Rabee, Mahmoud Al Kawamleh, Obeidah Al Zu'bi, Sa'ed Al Russan, Yazan Al Arab, Jaber Khattab, Khalid Al Awaqleh, Mustafa Eid, Ward Al Barri, Ahmad Al Erssan, Ibrahim Al Khub, Mohammad Al Razim, Nour Al Rawabdeh, Mahmoud Shawkat, Suleiman Abu Zeme, Yousef Abu Jalbush, Anas Al Awadat, Musa Al Ta'mari, Hassan Al Zahrawi, Khalid Al Dardour, Ahmad Al Maharmeh, Baha' Feisal and Ahmad Al Rayhani.