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Jordan ready to host West Asian Championships

By JT - Jan 18,2017 - Last updated at Jan 18,2017

AMMAN — Six of the leading teams from the region will compete in the West Asian Basketball Championships taking place in Jordan from January 29-February 2, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The host nation will be joined by Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Iran with all matches to be played at the Fuhais Club. The organising committee held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon announcing that everything was on track with Ayman Samawai, the Fuhais Club president, confirming that the venue is ready.

Jordan TV has committed to broadcasting all of the matches live while an agreement has also been reached with Lebanon’s LBC. The championships will take a straight league format with the top team from their five matches to be declared the winner. 

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