Lebanon’s basketball staff defeated New Zealand, with a rating of 77-65, within the FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers – window 5.
Lebanon succeeded to defend its homecourt regardless of lacking key gamers, Wael Arakji and Sergio Darwish, and handled New Zealand, which received their first defeat within the Asian Qualifiers “due to a powerful end down the stretch,” as described by FIBA.
This win led Lebanon’s basketball staff to high Group E, earlier than going through its Indian counterparts subsequent Sunday.
Lebanon is taking part within the World cup for the 4th time in historical past after qualifying in 2002, 2006, and 2010.
Moreover, The Cedars achieved their first victory over New Zealand within the final Asian Championship, through which the Lebanese basketball gamers had been introduced because the runner-ups.
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