Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar outclass Jordan 66-48, China tame Korea at FIBA Asia U18 Championship  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 25/08/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar earned their first victory in the second round of FIBA Asia U18 Championship when they overcame Jordan 66-48 at the Al Gharafa Stadium in Doha yesterday.

A day after losing to Korea heavily, the hosts bounced back brilliantly to prevail over their Asian counterparts.

Meanwhile, pushed to a corner at the end of the first half, ten-time twice defending gold medallists China surged ahead in the early part of the second and then powered forward for an 81-54 win over twice past silver medallists Korea and take the top place in Second Round Group E yesterday.

China, after today's rest day, take on Kazakhstan in the quarter-finals while Korea will line up against another East Asian team and traditional rivals Japan.

China certainly looked the better of teams at least in terms of their organisation in defense but their offense lacked teeth.

China did a lot of running during this period but just that with most of the offensive plays either intercepted or failing to find the mark.

Korea played well within themselves during these moments managing to hold their own.


Jeon Hyunwoo burnt the netting from downtown to give Korea their first lead midway through the second quarter to keep the team afloat and when he sank a sizzler yet again at the buzzer for the first half to lock the score at 30-all it certainly looked Korea were having China's measure.

Song Kyochang's lay-up opened the scoring for the second half, but thereabouts ended any signs of a Korean fight.

Zhou Qi who did not appear for the first quarter at all was at the forefront of a frontal attack as Zhao Rui and Zou Yuchen played the ideal foil to Sun Minghui's back-court game as China reeled in 14 unanswered points and went on to outscore Korea 29-5 in the third quarter.

Zou Yuchen's double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds along with Zhou Qi's missing a double-double by a rebound while scoring 16 points were the stats highlights for China.

Meanwhile in other matches yesterday, Kazakhstan prevailed over Hong Kong 84-51, Japan thrashed Kuwait 86-55 and Iran surpassed Chinese Taipei 74-41 while Philippines edged out Malaysia 72-69 after a tough fight.

 


The Peninsula




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 29 2016 - Saudi injects billions in Asia to draw clients for its oilMENAFN
(MENAFN) With crude prices deteriorating by more than half in the previous two years, the Saudis and other oil-rich nations are basically fighting to lock in and guarantee customers, according to the ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Oman's logistics flourish amid steady political climateMENAFN
(MENAFN) the logistics sector in Oman is not projected to be impacted although oil prices continue to fall, on the back of the vast investments being made in ports, airports and roads sectors ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Kuwait supports Niger's infrastructure with major loanMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) closed USD19.7 million loan arrangement with African Niger to fund a vital transportation scheme.Accordingly, this is the 12th loan ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Ooredoo SSM's sell iTunes, Facebook, Steam, Xbox, Google Play vouchers and moreThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Ooredoo and Osool Media officials after signing a partnership agreement. Doha: Ooredoo, in partnership with Osool Media, have today announced the official launch of a ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Diversions on East Industrial Road, Al Mamoura Underpass and service road on D-Ring RoadThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will put in place a temporary diversion on part of the southbound lanes of the East ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Petrol prices to go up marginally in AugustThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) DOHA: Petrol prices will see a 5 dirhams rise in August, according to the new price list issued by the Ministry of Energy and Industry. Both Super grade petrol and ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Qatar- HH the Emir Holds Session of Talks with Argentinian PresidentThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Buenos Aires: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and President of the Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri, held a session of official talks on Thursday night ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Qatar- Photo Album: Emir in ArgentinaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) if(window.innerWidth < 728){ googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-796530061225000279-1'); } ...

 Jul 29 2016 - Brexit heralds a new era in UK-GCC relations?The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) By Sean Evers You";re landing at New York";s LaGuardia Airport on the 'expressway” approach—it";s called that because you come in low enough to buzz the ...

 Jul 28 2016 - Wagner rips apart rusty ZimbabweThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza runs past bowler Neil Wagner during the first day of the first test match in a series of two tests between New Zealand and hosts Zimbabwe ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help