Lebanon made History in the World Championship


The Lebanese National Team created History by winning Lebanon's two games in the World Cup History  against Venezuela on the score 82-72  and against France on the score of 74-73 , the game against Venezuela had a slow start from the Lebanese Players who minute after minute proved that the team's ambition is to qualify to the 2nd round despite all what happened in Lebanon, behind the leadership of Fady Khatib who finished the game with 35pts , Joe Vogel had 26pts , Ali Mahmoud had a great game , he pushed the team to have a historical game. The second game came against a big name in the world of sports France , The Lebanese National Team had a historical win , Once again Fady Khatib proved that he's a world caliber player with the help of his teammates he  scored 29 points and made the French defense face big difficulties , Rony Fahed and Joseph Vogel had big two crucial Baskets in the end of the game and a good defensive mentality led the team to the biggest win in the history of the Lebanese Sports.



Lebanon won 2 games and suffered 3 losses in the World Championship ,finished 5th in the group with equal points with Serbia and Nigeria , but the goal difference made Serbia and Nigeria Qualify to the 2nd round and made Lebanon leave the championship with big respect from all the basketball family throughout the world.




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