World Cup 2023 in basketball. Jordan reached the final for the third time

The Jordan national team has reserved a place in the 2023 FIFA World Cup for the third time in its history and for the second time in a row before the matches against India and the Philippines at the end of the Asian qualifiers.

And the Jordan Hawks capitalized on Saudi Arabia’s 63-110 loss to New Zealand early Friday to take the last qualifying card out of Group E with 12 points, finishing fourth behind Lebanon and New Zealand (16 points each) and the Philippines (15). .

Saudi Arabia remained fifth with 11 points, while India finished sixth with 8 points, both of them officially out of a chance to qualify.

The Jordan national team, led by their national coach Wissam Al-Sous, is aiming for a moral victory over India in Bangalore later on Friday to improve their score and international rankings ahead of participation in the 2023 World Cup to be co-hosted. three countries, the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia, from 25 August to 10 September.

The draw will take place on April 29 in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

Jordan has previously participated in the World Cup finals twice: in Turkey in 2010 and in China in 2019.

Source: AFP.

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