Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati once again congratulated the Lebanese national team on reaching the final of the Asian Basketball Championship and greeted the athletes who already have good sports ethics.
Wael Arakji led the Lebanese national team to the final match of the Asian Men’s Basketball Championship at the expense of his Jordanian colleague, defeating him with a score (86-85) in a match that brought them together today, Saturday, at the Histora Gelora Bung Karno hall in the capital Indonesia Jakarta. The player has 25 points, including 2 points from the last winning basket.
Acting Prime Minister Najib Mikati issued the following statement:
“Once again, congratulations to the Lebanese national basketball team on their victory in the semi-finals of the Asian Men’s Basketball Championship.
This victory under these difficult circumstances is a gesture of hope for the Lebanese youth.
And for Lebanon.
I take this opportunity to salute once again the athletes who really enjoy good sportsmanship and who will not be bothered by peeping from here or dissonance from there.
And I convey congratulations to the Lebanese team and until the new date with great success, God willing.”
Mikati congratulated the Lebanese basketball team on their victory over the Chinese team in the semi-finals last Thursday.
Lebanese basketball team star Wael Arakchi reacted strongly to Najib Mikati’s congratulations, stating, “We don’t want to congratulate him, but we’re trying to wipe the dirt we’ve put into him with his fellow politicians.” he better keep his mouth shut,” which caused an uproar on social media.