(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait SC basketball team defeated the Qatari Al-Rayan 78-77, in the 34rd GCC basketball tournament, being hosted by Qatar between May 11 and May 19.
Kuwait SC board member Bader Al-Osaimi said that the team played an excellent game, technically and tactically.
"We were able to defeat the host of the championship which was playing on its land and among its fans, he said in statements to KUNA.
Al-Osaimi stressed that Kuwait SC players performed exceptionally well and proved that they are real contenders for the title of this tournament.
The official added that the team began restoring its level in the course of the game during the second quarter and the third and fourth to clinch an important win and stay in the competition.
Kuwait faces tomorrow Saudi Al-Ittihad, while the Qatari team Al-Rayan plays against UAE Al-Ahli two crucial matches to determine who advances for the semi-finals.