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Lebanon lost to Australia in the Asian Cup final

After beating Jordan in the semi-finals, Lebanon fell to Australia in the final of the 2022 Asian Men’s Basketball Cup on Sunday afternoon, scoring 73 points to Canberra’s 75.

At halftime, Lebanon scored 28 points against Australia, who had scored 38 points. Player Waël Arakji was classified as “Best Player” within the framework of this trophy.

Earlier, Lebanon’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Georges Callas, called on his Minister of Energy, Walid Fayyad. To supply electricity The Lebanese in the country can follow the competition, while the country suffers from severe power shortages.

Greetings from Aoun

Responding to the tournament results, President Michel Aoun congratulated the Lebanese team for their efforts. “Despite failure, you have achieved what many consider a dream, proving that nothing is impossible for those with a will,” he tweeted. “You can be proud of sending a message to the whole world: you come from a country that never gives up and never does,” he added.

On Saturday, the Nationals edged Jordan 86-85. Less than 30 seconds before the final whistle, the captain of the Lebanese selection, Val Arakji, scored a two-point basket, which gave Lebanon the advantage. The Jordanians failed to make the final basket before the end of the game.

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The 2022 Asia Cup is a qualifier for the 2023 World Cup. Lebanon last reached the final in this tournament in 2007, losing to Iran.

The country of Cedars, ranked 9th in Asia and 54th in the world in basketball, was crowned Arab World Champion last February for the first time in its history. A respectable run at the Asian Cup and Arab League would allow Lebanon to climb the continental and international rankings.

After beating Jordan in the semifinals, Lebanon lost to Australia in the final of the 2022 Asian Men’s Basketball Cup on Sunday afternoon, scoring 73 points to Canberra’s 75. At halftime, Lebanon scored 38 points against Australia. indicating their credits. Player Waël Arakji ranked “Best Player”…