The African-Tunisian team continued its strong performances in the Dubai International Basketball Championship, by snatching a difficult victory over Beirut, Lebanon, by a difference of three points and with a score (74-71), in a match that brought them together today at the end of the third round of the championship group tournament that was held since last Friday at the Club Hall. Al-Nasr in Dubai, and it will extend in its 32nd edition until the fifth of next February, with the participation of nine elite teams and clubs from the Asian and African continents.
The round also witnessed, for the account of the second group itself, the start of the Lebanese athlete’s career in the championship with a difficult victory over Sale of Morocco, which came by a difference of three points and with a score (81-78), before the only meeting of the first group witnessed the UAE national team suffering its second defeat in a row in the tournament, losing to the team Lebanese Dynamo (103-68).
The African added his second victory in a row after his victory yesterday in the opening matches of the second group against Morocco’s Sale with a score (73-51), so that the Tunisian team topped the teams of its group with the full mark and the balance of four points, with a difference of two points from each of the Lebanese athlete and Moroccan Sale, who shared second place, while The loss of Beirut kept him in the fourth and last place with the unit point.
At the level of the first group, the Lebanese “Dynamo” imposed itself as a partner on the Philippine “Strong Group” at the top of the first group with four points, one point behind the Libyan victory in the third place, and for the UAE team to enter into a partnership with the Syrian unit at the level of the last position of the group with a score two points each.
The African knew how to ensure his victory over the Lebanese Beirut, with the players of the Tunisian team gaining the advantage with the results of the second and third quarters by (22-15 and 17-15), while the players of the Lebanese team did not intercede with the results of the first and fourth quarters by (18-14 and 23-21), which It was not enough for Beirut to return with the result of the match.
In a second match, the “Dynamo” players succeeded in achieving their broad victory, by gaining absolute advantage with the results of the first and third quarters, and then the fourth quarter, by (27-10, 19-13, and 29-16), while the players of the national team contented themselves with obtaining the advantage with the result of the second quarter (29). -26).
In the strongest matches of the round, the Al-Riyadi team needed to ensure its victory, for its players to gain the absolute advantage with the result of the first quarter by (23-13), after the Moroccan players of Sale failed to return with the result of the match despite their advantage in the results of the second and fourth quarters by (19-14 and 25). -23), especially since the third rap ended in a tie (21-21).
Tomorrow, the group league will be completed, with two matches for the fourth round, the first of which will begin at seven in the evening with the Lebanese Dynamo meeting with the Libyan victory for the first group account, to be followed in the ninth and for the account of the same group by the Syrian Al-Wehda match against the Filipino “Strong Group”.
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