Jordan are on target for winning gold medals at the 15th WKF Asian Championships being held in Amman at Prince Hamzeh Hall.
AbdulRahman Masatfah qualified to the final of the -67kg weight after beating Uzbekistan’s Uzabakove Bolog, 7-1, Pakistan’s Ahmad Nusair with superiority, Nepal’s Raseli Napel, 9-0, and then Iran’s Reda Amer with superiority in the semi-final.
Tomorrow he will meet Saudi Arabia’s Fahed Qattami. His teammate, Bashar Al Najjar, has also reached the final of his -75kg category after beating Indonesia’s Sandi Kursh, 3-0, and then he beat Chinese Taipei’s Yui Chan, 2-1, before seeing off Iraqi, Hassan Rabab, 3-1 in the semi-final. He will face Iran’s Asbari Ali tomorrow for the gold medal.
Mahmoud Al Sajjan also booked his -84kg final place after beating Lebanon’s Mohammad Yazbik, 7-0, Saudi Arabia’s Faraj Al Nashri, 5-1, before beating Kazakhstan’s Shekhameve Igore, 5-1.
He will fight Japan’s Araga Yurotara in the final. Meanwhile, Aseel Al Nuaimi will meet Indonesia’s Narjanah Antan in the bronze medal match for the -61kg weight.