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Table tennis team book world champs spot

By JT - Sep 17,2019 - Last updated at Sep 17,2019

AMMAN — The sport of Table Tennis in Jordan has received a huge boost after the men’s team qualified through to the World Championships following two wins at the Asian Championship in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

Zeid Abu Yemen, Ziad Aziz, Khalid Khader and Mohammad Bani Salameh teamed up to beat both Afghanistan and Nepal, with just a single 3-2 defeat to Malaysia.

Jordan will host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualification tournament for West Asia in February next year with Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Yemen and Jordan all taking part.

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