The one-point difference gifted the Lebanese sports team with its historic eighth title in the Dubai International Basketball Championship, after defeating its compatriot “Dynamo” with a score (86-85), yesterday, at Al-Nasr Club Hall, in the final of the 32nd edition of the tournament.
Al-Riyadi added the title of 2023 to his records, in addition to being crowned a champion in Dubai in the years 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2019. 2021.
The final was preceded by a match for determining the third and fourth places, in which the African-Tunisian succeeded in snatching the bronze medal by defeating the Lebanese team, Beirut (84-79).
After the end of the competitions, the President of the UAE and Arab Federations, Major General Ismail Al Gergawi, accompanied by the Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council Saeed Hareb, members of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the Championship, members of the Basketball Association, representatives of the sponsoring companies for the 32nd edition, and the guests of the tournament, crowned the Tunisian African with the bronze medal, and «Dynamo The silver medal, the gold medal and the championship cup.
The coronation ceremony also witnessed honoring the distinguished, which was dominated by Lebanese players, with the Lebanese athlete Amir Saud winning the award for best playmaker, and his colleague Wael Araji the award for best overall player, before the title of best pivot player went equally between the UAE national team player Qais Omar and the sports player Atour. Majork, and the Lebanese Dynamo players Zakry Yaqoub and Ahmed Ali won the awards for best scorer and best scorer with three points, and the award for best promising player went to Emirati talent Hamed Abdel Latif.
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