Jordan will open their 2021 Asian Cup qualifying campaign with a home match against Sri Lanka at Prince Hamzeh Hall.
Jordan are in Group C along with Kazakhstan and Palestine and will be hoping for a strong start before heading to the Kazakhstan capital, Nur-Sultan, for their second match on Monday.
Star player Dar Tucker arrived yesterday to strengthen the line-up and the Nashama Falcons conducted their final training under the leadership of coach, Joey Steibing.
The squad includes Dar Tucker, Malik Kanaan, Ali Al-Zuabi, Amin Abu Hawass, Ashraf al-Hindi, Ahmed Hamrasha, Mahmoud Omar, Ahmed Obeid, Yusuf Abu Wazna, Musa Mutlaq and Mohammed Shaher.
The Asian Cup qualifiers will see 24 teams divided into six groups, with the first and second of each group qualifying directly for the finals, while four third placed teams will make up the remaining places so that 16 teams will qualify in total.
In preparation for the qualifiers, the Basketball Federation organized the King Abdullah II Cup which was won by Lebanon who beat Jordan, after both had previously won three games.
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