The Lebanese “Riyadh” team put an end to the ambitions of the newcomer, “Strong Group” of the Philippines, in the Dubai International Basketball Championship, after the deserved victory achieved by “Riyadi” by nine points and with a score (106-97), in a match that brought them together today for the quarter-finals of the tournament held. It is currently in its 32nd edition at the “Al-Nasr Club” hall in Dubai, and it runs until February 5th.
The opening day of the quarter-finals also witnessed the success of the Tunisian “African” team in snatching its qualification card for the semi-finals, by defeating the Libyan “Al-Nasr” by 10 points, with a score (74-64).
The “Riyadh” team, which holds the record for the (Dubai basket) with seven titles, continued its journey towards the eighth star, by reaching the semi-finals, in which it will meet the day after tomorrow, Saturday, with the winner of the UAE national team’s match against the Lebanese “Beirut”, which will be held at seven in the evening today.
The “Al-Riyadi” team succeeded in snatching its victory over “Strong Group”, with the Lebanese team winning the advantage with the results of the first and fourth quarters by (33-19 and 32-24), while the Philippine team was satisfied with the results of the second and third quarters (27-18 and 27-23). ) which was not enough for “Strong Group” to return the result of the match
Al-Riyadi owes its victory over the Strong Group to the brilliance of its player, Amir Saud, by scoring 41 points and winning the title of best scorer in the match.
In turn, the “African” needed to ensure its victory over the Libyan “Al-Nasr”, to extract the absolute advantage with the results of the second and third quarters (13-8 and 31-11), while the “Al-Nasr” players neglected the opportunity to gain preference with the results of the first and fourth quarters (25-16 and 28). -14), which was not enough for “victory” to return with the match score.
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