Syria's basketball team will meet Kazakhstan tomorrow at 4:00 pm in the first window of the World Cup qualifiers.
The team manager, Iyad Daraq Al-Sibai, explained in a statement to SANA that the Basketball Association provided all the requirements for success for the team in terms of equipment, camps and friendly matches, pointing out that the team underwent an internal camp in Damascus for two weeks, followed by an external camp in Iran, during which three friendlies were played in a row with the league leader. Iranian Shahdari Karkan and fourth-ranked Schmider and the Iranian team.
Al-Sibai added that the team's management focused on the psychological factor of the players to enhance self-confidence and raise the morale, especially after our arrival in the Kazakh capital, Nur Sultan, because this factor is very important and plays a key role in achieving positive results.
Al-Sibai revealed that the technical staff approved twelve players who will participate in the meeting, they are Jamil Sadir, Sharif Al-Esh, Zakaria Al-Hussein, Omar Idlebi, Anthony Bakr, Hani Derby, Abdel Wahab Al-Hamwi, Anas Shaaban, Omar Sheikh Ali, Kamal Jumblatt, Amer Al-Sati and the naturalized Amir Jabbar.
And the national team manager indicated that our fans are thirsty for victories, and we hope to achieve this tomorrow, and we, as a management, have given everything and the ball remains in the players’ hands to translate all the training and tactical plans they have carried out in order to obtain match points that will give additional impetus to the return leg on the twenty-ninth of this month, noting that The results of the “PCR” analyzes conducted this morning for the team’s mission were all negative.
It is noteworthy that Al-Fayhaa Hall in Damascus will host the return leg after an absence of more than ten years from hosting international meetings.