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6:29 PM July 31, 2013

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6:29 PM July 31, 2013

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The Saudi Arabia national men’s basketball team submitted their official line-up for the FIBA Asia 2013. The team will be the Philippines first match-up in the opening of Asia’s basketball extravaganza that will start tomorrow, August 1, 2013.

The Saudi national won just one of their three games during their tune-up matches in Africa. The team made a quarterfinal entry during the 23rd FIBA Asia Championship played in Qatar, the team is also looking for similar performance in the Philippines.

Saudi Arabia Naser

The Team Saudi will also field one of the youngest players in the competition, the 19-year-old Nasir Abojalas (pic. above) who stands 195-cm. He played the forward position and was instrumental for Team Saudi winning the silver medal at the 1st FIBA Asia 3X3 Championship. Aside from Abojalas, the team will also field one of their exciting player, Jaber Kabe. (pic. below)

Saudi Arabia who qualified for the 27th FIBA Asia Championship by finishing third at the 2012 GCC Championship are grouped alongside hosts Philippines, Chinese Taipei and Jordan in Group A of the Prelim Round competition.

Here’s the complete line-up of Saudi Arabia:

Coach: Nenad Kradzic (Serbia)

No. Given Name Family Name DOB Ht. Pos.
4 Mohammed Almarwani 24/07/1989 206  
5 Mustafa Alhwsawi 04/04/1983 193  
6 Mohammed Abujabal 07/05/1986 184  
7 Jaber Kabe 03/09/1986 184  
8 Marzouq Almuwallad 06/08/1982 180  
9 Ayman Almuwallad 01/04/1988 189  
10 Mohammed Alsager 19/10/1985 175  
11 Fahad Belal 30/04/1991 182  
12 N(–foul word(s) removed–)ir Abo Jalas 11/06/1994 189  
13 Mathna Almarwani 01/01/1992 188  
14 Turki Almuhanna 11/03/1988 182  
15 Ahmed Almukhtar 19/02/1993 192  

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