Jordan’s Ju-Jitsu fighters have discovered who their opponents will be when they launch their Asian Games competition on Friday.
Ghaleb Al Harahsha will compete against the winner of Indonesia’s Julus Sptera and Thailand’s Richard for the -69kg category.
Yasmeen Al Khateeb will face The Philippines Margarita for the -49kg.
Abdullah Nabbas will play against Iraq’s Ali Ahmad in the -69kg weight.
On Saturday, Yara Qaqish will meet Indonesia’s Lima Megawti for the 62kg category while Basel Fanou will meet South Korea’s Mei in the -94kg competition.
Zaid Jaranduqa will meet Turkmenistan’s Tshareef in the -85kg category while the rest of the team will compete on Sunday.
According to coach, Zaid Abu Al Su’oud, the draw showed that our athletes will need to be at the top of their game to advance. “It won’t be easy,” he said. “Our players are experienced and know how to deal with this kind of event despite this being the first time they have competed at the Asian Games. “We hope to make Jordan proud of us.”