Lebanon’s U18 basketball team eliminated its Filippino counterpart from the quarterfinals of the FIBA U18 Asian Championship 2022 by scoring 99-83.
By beating the Philippines, The Cedars qualified for the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2023!
Lebanese players showed a brilliant performance during the game, with the “stars of the show” being Bryan Mansour, who scored 28 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists, and Karim Rtail with 25 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.
Karl Zammata also scored 10 points, 17 rebounds, and 4 assists.
This new achievement for Lebanon comes after young basketball players managed to qualify a few months ago for the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup, and now to the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup.