Lebanon in the Jones Cup 2012

The Lebanese National team will be participating in the Jones Cup from 18 till 26 August 2012 in Chinese Taipei, this will be Lebanons 3rd participation after 2007 & 2009, Lebanon finished 2nd in 07 and 3rd in 09. The Championship this year will have nine teams participating Mahram Club from Iran, South Korea, Chinese Taipei 1, Chinese Taipei 2, Jordan, Philippines, Japan, USA Tour Team.
The Lebanese Delegation will be missing many key players Like Fadi Khatib, Ali Mahmoud , Elie Rustom , Charles Tabet, but the LBF is hoping that this team can have a good tournament which will be a preparation for the FIBA ASIA Cup which will be held in Japan in September. Jarrid Famous joined the team yesterday and showed good signs for his first practice.

The Lebanese delegation will be consisting from:

Point guards: Rodrigue Akl, Carl Sarkis, Miguel Martinez
Shooting guards: Jean Abed El Nour, Elie Stephan, Nadim Souaid , Hussein Khatib , Ahmad Ibrahim
Centers: Ali Kanaan , Paul Iskandar , Rabih Iskandar , Jarrid Famous
Head Coach: Ghassan Sarkis

Leanons schedule will be as follows :

August 18 vs Mahram Club from Iran
August 19 vs South Korea
August 20 vs Jordan
August 21 vs Chinese Taipei 1
August 22 vs Chinese Taipei 2
August 23 vs Philippines
August 24 vs USA Tour Team
August 25 vs Japan


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