JORDAN SIGN OFF WITH WIN TO CLINCH SECOND SPOT
Jun 03, 2015
Jordan clinched second spot in the West Asian Basketball Championship following a final night victory over Syria.
The 80-69 victory at the Orthodox Club was their third win from four matches with the only defeat coming against favourites Lebanon who finished the tournament unbeaten.
The tournament was a qualifying event for the Asian Finals which will be held in China from September 23- October 3, and joining Lebanon and Jordan will be Palestine who beat Iraq 70-62 to clinch third spot.
Jordan’s previous victories came against Palestine (92-76) and (86-71) with the one defeat against Lebanon (74-92).