A good start for the Syrian Basketball

The Head of the General Sports Federation, Firas Mualla, confirmed that the victory of the Syrian men's basketball team over its Iranian counterpart yesterday in the Asian qualifiers is a good start for Syrian basketball and an incentive for the players to give their best in their upcoming matches.

 "This victory was very important because the Iranian team is the strongest teams in Asia. Great efforts that were made to provide the national team with all their needs through the local and foreign training camps, a foreign coach for the team and supporting the team with a foreign player playing under the Syrian flag ", Mualla indicated during the team’s reception at the Syrian-Lebanese border in Jadidat Yabous, after returning from the United Arab Emirates.


"The performance of the national team was imazing in both offensive and defensive aspects, as the players showed excellence with their shots, whether from outside the arc or from within it", member of the Basketball Association engineer Salam Allawi said.

"this is a historic victory for a team, the training camp was very important and useful", national coach Azzam Al-Hussein declared.

 It is to be mentioned that our team beat Iran 77-70 in the second window of the Asian 2021 qualifiers, at Al-Gharafa hall in the Qatari capital, Doha, after losing to Qatar last Saturday 72-79.