(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Hosts Qatar, led by a dominating performance from Mohamed Ndao (pictured), defeated Saudi Arabia 91-82 in their opening game of the FIBA U16 Asian Championship 2023 at Al Gharafa Indoor Hall, yesterday.
Al Annabi captain, Ndao played all 40 minutes and recorded 25 points on 10-17 shooting from the field, 18 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, and 5 blocks. Abdullah Yassin Mousa also excelled with 28 points. In other matches on the inaugural day, defending champions Australia crushed India 114-50, New Zealand held off South Korea 83-81, Japan came from behind to beat Iran 65-62, Jordan cruised to beat Bahrain 85-44 and Malaysia emerged victorious over Kazakhstan 79-71.
MENAFN provides the information “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. If you have any complaints or copyright issues related to this article, kindly contact the provider above.