Doha, August 19 (QNA) – The Qatar s Basketball team will leave to Lithuania on Tuesday for an international training camp in preparation for the 4th FIBA Asia Cup to be held in Japan from 14 to 22 September .
The Qatari squad include Hashim Zaidan, Yasin Esmail, Dawoud Mousa, Erfan Saeed, Khalid Sulaiman, Saeed Kotar, Marzouq Bu Sabar, Ali Turky, Baker Mohammad, Mohammad Salim, abdullah Shaher, Mansour Al-Hadari, Omer Abdulqader, Ali Al-Kuwari, Mohammad Yousef, Khalid Adam, Mohammad Abdullah, Abdulrhaman Saad, Mohammad Al-Sayed, Showqi Abdulhamid and Mohammad Abdulmuti.
The Qatari team will compete in Group (B) alongside Iran, Chinese Taipei and Japan, while Group included Lebanon, China and Macau.
The 4th FIBA Asia Cup is the qualifying event for the 27th FIBA Asia Championship in 2013, which in turn will be the qualifying event for 2014 FIBA World Cup.
The winners of the 4th IBA Asia Cup will automatically qualify for the 27th FIBA Asia Championship in 2013. The top teams at the 4th FIBA Asia Cup will earn additional berths for their respective FIBA Asia sub zones. (QNA)